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From: Doug Gregor (dgregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-08 14:04:37

On Aug 8, 2007, at 12:35 PM, Maik Beckmann wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 8. August 2007 16:23:58 schrieb David Abrahams:
>> Bill just sent me this clarification privately: they can handle
>> parallel *builds* (with some caveats I didn't really understand that
>> made it sound somewhat unreliable)
> AFAIK the caveat is that cmake doesn't build anythink itself, it just
> generates a bunch of files for the target buildsystem.
> Thus building parallel on unix flavors (including mac and msys on
> windows)is
> no problem, but i.e. nmake on windows can't(AFAIK).

Newer versions of Visual Studio can, however, parallelize the build.
It actually gives a decent performance boost in the build, even on
just a dual-core machine.

        - Doug

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