Commit e84b63f1 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Explain how to invoke GNU Make for parallel builds.

parent 6808dce1
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gmake
(If you are building from CVS, say "make bootstrap" or "nmake
bootstrap" instead and avoid using Cygwin make.)
bootstrap" instead, and avoid using Cygwin make.)
With GNU Make, you can use the -j command-line option to have
Make execute several commands at once, like this:
gmake -j 4 XMFLAGS="-j 3"
The XMFLAGS variable overrides the default behavior of GNU Make
on Windows, whereby recursive Make invocations reset the maximum
number of simultaneous commands to 1. The above command allows
up to 4 simultaneous commands at once in the top-level Make, and
up to 3 in each one of the recursive Make's.
4. Generate the Info manuals (only if you are building out of CVS, and
if you have makeinfo.exe installed):
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The warnings may be fixed in the main FSF source at some point, but
until then we will just live with them.
With GNU Make, you can use the -j command-line option to have Make
execute several commands at once, like this:
gmake -j 4 XMFLAGS="-j 3"
The XMFLAGS variable overrides the default behavior of GNU Make on
Windows, whereby recursive Make invocations reset the maximum number
of simultaneous commands to 1. The above command allows up to 4
simultaneous commands at once in the top-level Make, and up to 3 in
each one of the recursive Make's; you can use other numbers of jobs,
if you wish.
If you are building from CVS, the following commands will produce
the Info manuals (which are not part of the CVS repository):
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