parallel debug builds on solaris-sparc

Tom Rodriguez Thomas.Rodriguez at Sun.COM
Thu Feb 5 11:26:30 PST 2009

Make sure you are using a good version of GNU make.  The default build  
of make has support for something called a build server and there's a  
problem in how it handles signals and restartable system calls which  
causes failures like you're seeing.  Have you tried /java/devtools/ 


On Feb 5, 2009, at 11:10 AM, Christian Thalinger wrote:

> On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 13:45 -0500, Tony Printezis wrote:
>> Try restarting the job. This happens to me every now and then when  
>> I use
>> many parallel make tasks. It eventually completes. Yes, it's a  
>> pain...
> I already tried that and sometimes it works.  But right now it doesn't
> anymore and I wonder why it does work for product builds without any
> problems.
> -- Christian

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