Heads up: Problems with parallel make

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 07:47:23 GMT 2023

On 15.02.2023 19:09, Ken Brown via Cygwin-apps wrote:
> On 2/14/2023 4:23 PM, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps wrote:
>> On 14.02.2023 17:49, Brian Inglis via Cygwin-apps wrote:
>>> There is a make 4.4.1 release candidate with patches that 
>>> may help to deal with this:
>>>      https://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/make/make-{,.sig}
>>> https://sv.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?group=make&report_id=111&fix_release_id=110&set=custom
>> test version built and on the way
> The problems I reported with make 4.4 still exist in
> Until someone can figure out why this happens, you might want to 
> consider building make so that it doesn't default to using a FIFO for 
> its jobserver.  I suggested to the make developers that they provide a 
> configure option for this purpose.  If they don't do this, I think you 
> could accomplish the same thing by configuring make with 
> ac_cv_func_mkfifo=no.
> Ken

version 2 uploaded.


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