serialize the reconfigure target ?
volker.simonis at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 12:30:50 UTC 2014
On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 12:26 PM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> On 4/09/2014 7:59 PM, pointo1d wrote:
>> Hi again David ,
>> On 04/09/14 04:38, David Holmes wrote:
>>> I naively assumed this would work:
>>> make reconfigure images
>>> There should be a way to serialize the top-level set of targets
>>> without serializing all the sub-targets. That way this would work, as
>>> make clean-foo foo
>>> which is something I (used to!) use a lot.
>>> And while I'm still complaining about the parallel activity the build
>>> logs truly are a mess that needs to be fixed. In particular finding
>>> build failures is now quite a challenge. :(
>> I've just discovered this page in the gmake manual -
>> - or does this not address the problem ?
> This option has been flagged by the build folk. The problem is that it is
> limited to specific make versions and AFAIK we do not yet use/support that
> in our various build systems. So while I can potentially use this for my own
> builds, most of the logs I have to descramble are coming from others.
Nevertheless it may be wort adding a configure option like
"--with-output-sync=[none,line,target,recurse]" which will be active
if configure detects a make version >= 4 and ignored otherwise.
>> Rgds ,
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