[Buildroot] [PATCH] packages/exim: enable parallel make
peter at korsgaard.com
Wed May 6 07:39:40 UTC 2020
>>>>> "Luca" == Luca Ceresoli <luca at lucaceresoli.net> writes:
> Hi Peter,
> On 06/05/20 08:00, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
>>>>>>> "Luca" == Luca Ceresoli <luca at lucaceresoli.net> writes:
>> > Parallel make used to be broken in exim, as reported in its docs. Now that
>> > line has disappeared from the docs, and parallel make is actually working.
>> > Tested with 'make exim-dirclean ; time make BR2_JLEVEL=999 exim': builds
>> > still succeed and the build time decreases from 34 to 11 seconds on my
>> > host.
>> > Signed-off-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca at lucaceresoli.net>
>> > Cc: Bernd Kuhls <bernd.kuhls at t-online.de>
>> Committed to 2020.02.x, thanks.
> Does this patch really belong to a stable branch?
I agree that it is a gray zone. Given that there weren't any followup
fixups on master since then (or so I thought, it turned out my tree was
not uptodate) I found it "safe".
> If it does, then you should also apply  or we'll start seeing
> parallel build failures on 2020.02.x too.
I'll do so later today. Yann also pointed that out to me.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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