[arch-general] Default value of "j" in makeflags of makepkg.conf

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Jan 3 10:07:47 EST 2014

On 04/01/14 01:03, Martin S. Weber wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 03, 2014 at 03:23:24PM +0100, Thomas B?chler wrote:
>> Am 03.01.2014 15:21, schrieb Martti K?hne:
>>> You can't expect every upstream to fix their autohell to conform to
>>> our expectations here.
>> So, we keep repeating ourselves.
>> There is the !makeflags option for PKGBUILDs to work around this problem
>> (which you would know if you read the thread). If a package is broken
>> with -j, this option helps.
> netbsd / pkgsrc did switch to a more concurrent default for $MAKE_JOBS.
> MAKE_JOBS_SAFE=no is a way to turn it off.
> In current 'stable' pkgsrc, 590 / 11862 packages have it set (to no,
> i.e., not parallel build safe).
> Each predates someone running into the pkg not building for them while
> it built for others.
> You wanna find those inexplicably not building on some machines manually,
> again?
> Have fun.

Why would it need done manually?   You have already found us a list!


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