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Re: make -j in Debian packages

On Sun, Jun 25, 2006 at 04:36:08PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> It has come to my attention that the gem package is currently built
> using 'make -j 4', to have four compiler processes running at the same
> time. This is a bit troublesome for the poor m68k buildd, which is now
> suffering under High Load And Constant Swapping (HLACS).

DoS against the buildd?

> I was going to file a flaming bug of severity 'serious', quoting the
> relevant paragraph from Policy which forbids such behaviour, except it's
> not there. Well, at least I can't find it...

There is none. But you may consider it as an attack against the


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