numjobs not in .bashrc

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numjobs not in .bashrc

Post by Papasot »

This is something that affects packagers: While building some Salix packages, I noticed compilation took way longer than what it used to take. This is because the following lines are missing in the default .bashrc file:

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export numjobs=`getconf _NPROCESSORS_ONLN`
export NUMJOBS="-j$numjobs"
This makes compilation of package source much slower since, without $numjobs defined, only one thread is used.
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Re: numjobs not in .bashrc

Post by gapan »

No, that shouldn't be the default in any case. It should be up to the user to decide. In the meantime, I wouldn't like my laptop to give be skin burns when building packages, thank you. ;)
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