rfc: build system

H . J . Lu hjl@lucon.org
Tue Feb 1 07:29:00 GMT 2000


On Mon, Jan 31, 2000 at 10:48:11PM -0800, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2000 at 09:08:56PM -0800, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> > I had a much more complicated fix which got bogged down in the
> > details.  I think this makefile is actually worse than glibc's
> > Makerules, which is an achievement.
> 
> Speaking of which...  Being irritated with how poorly our build
> system works with parallel make on SMP systems, I gave the make
> system a half-hearted poke this weekend to see what level of
> effort it would be to kill the (bulk of the) recursive makes.
> 

Thanks! I have been complaining this for years.


H.J.


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