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Re: parallel make and I/O of child processes

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: parallel make and I/O of child processes
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 11:16:20 -0700
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On 01/25/2011 01:54 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> * Stefano Lattarini wrote on Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:02:11AM CET:
>> So, what about the attached updated patch?
> I have some nits, otherwise I'll let Eric approve this.
>> Subject: [PATCH] docs: another parallel make issue
>> * doc/autoconf.texi (Parallel Make): Document that some make
>> implementations, when run in parallel mode, connect stdout and
>> stderr of child processes to pipes or temporary files, and might
>> re-route stderr of spawned processes to stout.  Also document
>> that FreeBSD make in parallel mode reuses the same shell for
>> multiple commands within one recipe (like NetBSD make does).

Overall, I like where this is headed, and didn't spot anything beyond
Ralf's review.  But it's probably worth one more round of posting to the
list to make sure that everything still reads well once you get rid of
the footnotes.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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