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Re: parallel compilation fails

Wayne Davison wrote:
> Since I'm a big fan of distcc these days, it saddens me that my favorite
> shell fails to compile using parallel compilation (and thus, cannot
> benefit from distcc) -- i.e. "make -j3" fails in the module-build rules
> when some temp-file names get used at the same time in parallel threads.
> There was some email back in 1996 on this subject, such as this one from
> Zefram:
>     http://www.zsh.org/mla/workers//1996/msg01930.html
> Is this something that we think we can fix?

I'm sure it's fixable, but it's unlikely it's going to be high on
anybody's priority list.  Fixing dependencies is non-trivial at the best
of times.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WH, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 692070

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