Re: Parallel build results
On 01/12/07 at 21:21 -0500, Daniel Schepler wrote:
> I finally got through the test builds of all the source packages in sid for
> i386 using dpkg-buildpackage -j3 on a dual core machine. The results as
> before are at http://people.debian.org/~schepler/build-logs/bymaint.html .
> Some statistics:
> 204 built BROKEN packages
> 1408 FAILED
> 230 FAILED, even with regular build
> 8986 succeeded
> 1014 succeeded, but with jobserver warnings
> These are not encouraging statistics, especially considering the fact that
> there are undoubtedly many false negatives, so I'll hold off on submitting
> bug reports for now.
According to those numbers, I don't really see how it could become a
viable solution to require that packages support building using
This option is nice for maintainers, to build their own packages, but it
seems better to push #209008 instead, so packages that take a long time
to build have a common interface to specify that parallel builds.
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