[Build-common-hackers] parallel builds using DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS

Stefano Zacchiroli zack at debian.org
Wed Oct 15 12:55:05 UTC 2008

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 07:17:41AM -0500, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> It strikes me, therefore, that the policy manual should be updated,
> removing MAKEFLAGS and instead showing an explicit "make -J$(NUMJOBS) ...".

Or better "$(MAKE) -j$(NUMJOBS)".

> However, my problem is with cdbs: how can I supply -jN to only the
> initial make?

Maybe it's a ugly hack, but what about:


It should work at least in case you are using only the makefile.mk
class, I haven't checked if it can be made to work with autotools.mk.


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