Re: Parallel build results
On Monday 31 December 2007 04:07:15 pm Robert Millan wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 01, 2007 at 09:21:33PM -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 .
> Why -j3 ? It's already quite an effort to aim for -j2. Shouldn't we try
> to fix those first?
That's just my habit, the idea being to increase the probability that both
CPUs have work to do while I/O is going on.
And besides, I don't see that much of a qualitative difference between -j2
and -j3, for reasons already pointed out by others in the thread.