[Nix-dev] Again: Why don't these people have commit access

Michael Raskin 7c6f434c at mail.ru
Mon Jan 19 19:17:49 CET 2015

>(Slight topic digression: parallel make.)
>On 01/19/2015 06:59 AM, Michael Raskin wrote:
>> This is also the
>> reason why we have no idea which of the packages are safe to build in
>> parallel except for the few packages where someone explicitly tried.
>Perhaps I don't understand you, but hydra.nixos.org seems quite 
>successful in finding underspecified makefile dependencies.

To find out if a makefile is parallel-safe, we need to try it with 
parallel building enabled. This can only be done package-per-package,
I cannot quickly build everything with parallel builds on and then
blacklist what fails.

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