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0001436 [1003.1(2016/18)/Issue7+TC2] Shell and Utilities Editorial Enhancement Request 2020-12-15 21:00 2020-12-15 21:00
Reporter steffen View Status public  
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Priority normal Resolution Open  
Status New  
Name steffen
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Section Vol. 3: Shell and Utilities, Issue 7, make
Page Number 2969
Line Number 98473
Interp Status ---
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Summary 0001436: make: add "-j max_jobs" option to support simultaneous rule processing
Description Parallel, even massively parallel processing has become the widely supported and
used default, yet the standard make(1) does not document it.

P.S.:
Even though on SunOS/Solaris the first approach taken (long ago) involved
distribution of make jobs to different computers via a special "dmake" program,
it seems even there a default make(1) could follow an adjusted standard by doing
the equivalence of "exec dmake ARGUMENTS".
Desired Action On page 2969, insert before line 2969

  -j max_jobs
    Specifies the maximum number of rule-processing jobs to run simultaneously.
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-12-15 21:00 steffen New Issue
2020-12-15 21:00 steffen Name => steffen
2020-12-15 21:00 steffen Section => Vol. 3: Shell and Utilities, Issue 7, make
2020-12-15 21:00 steffen Page Number => 2969
2020-12-15 21:00 steffen Line Number => 98473


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