[Build-common-hackers] Bug#764480: Bug#764480: cdbs FTBFS when build with -j$X (where $X > 1)

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sun Oct 12 09:05:24 UTC 2014

Hi Jonas,

On Samstag, 11. Oktober 2014, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Please beware that it is *optional* to support parallel build, and build
> environments should not enforce parallel builds but only request it via
> environment variable DEB_BUILD_OPTS=parallel=4 (replacing "4" with
> wanted number of parallel cores to use).

Jup, and cdbs respects it nicely as I found out. (It ignores it and the build 

But there is another option to the same affect, DEBBUILDOPTS="-j4", which I 
had set in my local .pbuilderrc, which is not handled gracefully by cdbs and 
which causes it to fail to build.... so maybe you could handle that one too?


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