Build niceness

Aleksey Shipilev shade at redhat.com
Thu Nov 1 11:48:04 UTC 2018


On 11/01/2018 12:41 PM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> I was about to suggest that you could achieve this by overriding NICE in the configure command line,
> by e.g. configure NICE="/usr/bin/nice -n0" (I presume -n0 is a no-op), but it turned out that this
> did not work! :( I opened JDK-8213239 for this, but for the moment, that's not a usable workaround...

Oh! That feels much less intrusive than adding another option to the build system. I would chicken
out and wait for JDK-8213239 to be fixed and then override NICE. There is no pressing need to have
this workaround.

Thanks,
-Aleksey



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