Parallel builds of IcedTea/OpenJDK
aph at redhat.com
Mon Apr 14 08:27:00 PDT 2008
Joshua Sumali wrote:
> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> The attach patch allows the ALT_PARALLEL_COMPILE_JOBS and
>> HOTSPOT_BUILD_JOBS options to be turned on for an IcedTea build using
>> --with-parallel-jobs=x where x is the number of jobs to use. This
>> speeds up the build quite a bit on systems with more than one
>> I've tested a full bootstrap with this. Okay to commit?
> Out of curiosity, what's a good number to use for x? I have a dual core
> machine at home, if that helps.
Rule of thumb:
If running over NFS, cores *2.
If running locally, cores +1.
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