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Re: thread issue

On 8/4/2011 10:34 AM, Walter Hurry wrote:
> On Thu, 04 Aug 2011 16:28:41 +0100, Darac Marjal wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 04, 2011 at 10:23:08PM +0800, lina wrote:
>>> Thanks for suggestions,
>>> Actually I got a job which contains several small jobs inside.
>>> if run the bash script, it will do those one by one and it is pretty
>>> slow, waiting ...
>>> I can run each small jobs separately, but use a bash script kind of
>>> easy to make some changes in amount and manage.
>>> I just wonder are there some simple way to do it?
>> What you could try is converting your bash script to a makefile, you can
>> then let make do the work of parallelizing your jobs with "make -j 8 -f
>> yourmakefile".
> That's a clever use of make. Wish I'd thought of that!

Simply backgrounding the processes in the existing shell script is
easier.  Using the make file option is simply extra work with no gain.
I do know of other cases where the make file option is better.  Just not
this case.


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