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From: Brad King (brad.king_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-08 15:56:49

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).

This is correct, but you can setup an environment that uses the windows
port of gnu make with the "cl" command-line compiler from VS. Then
parallel builds work correctly.


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