make samba3 make -j proof

James Peach jorgar at
Tue Oct 10 23:26:20 GMT 2006

On 10/10/06, James Peach <jorgar at> wrote:
> On 10/10/06, Björn JACKE <bjoern at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > sitting in a train today waiting for a samba compile I thought it
> > might be quite a bit faster if it would be compilable parallelized. I
> > saw that the changes neccessary in the Makefile to make this work are
> > not very big. See attached patch. I tested the Makefile with make -j20
> > without a problem. On a dual core machine the build is in fact twice
> > as fast now with make -j2.
> I always use
>         make proto
>         make -j <n> <foo>
> This has always worked. The longest part of the build is configure,
> and I don't know that there's much you can do about that.

that said, the patch looks fine :)

James Peach | jorgar at

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