[PATCH] Morph cross-compile parallel job support
sam.thursfield at codethink.co.uk
Tue Mar 14 16:55:03 GMT 2017
On 14/03/17 16:06, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> First off, the target architecture has lots of cores...so, for the
> native stage2 cross step, it makes sense to allow parallelization to
> occur rather than hardcode to -j1.
> This patch works for me(tm).
The patch makes sense to me, I imagine that I stuck with max-jobs=1 for
fear of broken parallel builds. But if it works on many-core machine
then the fears are unfounded I guess. Maybe 4 years ago when this code
was written things were different :-)
As for upgrading GCC in Baserock, I believe it's been tried before but
there's some issue where GCC 6 can't build GCC 5, which obviously makes
it difficult to bootstrap GCC 6. I've not had time to look myself.
Sam Thursfield, Codethink Ltd.
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