Parallel builds of IcedTea/OpenJDK
dennis at ausil.us
Mon Apr 14 08:39:04 PDT 2008
On Monday 14 April 2008, Andrew Haley wrote:
> 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
> >> processor.
> >> 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.
how well will it work at 32 threads?
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