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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-08 14:21:18

Doug Gregor wrote:
> 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.

Am I the only one who questions the prudence of relying on N+1 make
systems, instead of 1?

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