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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.58.0] Release candidates available
From: Bjørn Roald (bjorn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-07 17:41:27

On 07. april 2015 23:33, Chris Glover wrote:
>> BuildInParallel
>> A boolean value that indicates whether project references are built or
>> cleaned in parallel when Multi-Proc MSBuild is used. The default value
>> is true, which means that projects will be built in parallel if the
>> system has multiple cores or processors.
> I don't think this means what you think it means -- as far as I understand
> this means that individual 'projects' will be built in parallel relative to
> each other only. Thus, if you only have one project, then by default you
> do not get a parallel build. As far as I know, there is no way in MSBuild
> to get a single project to build individual source files in parallel. But
> I would love to be corrected about that.

You may be right that this is different than I expected, nevertheless it
seems to be a default parallel build behavior, just at a higher level of
granularity. Parallel project (lib/dll/exe) builds rather than parallel
translation unit (object file) build.


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