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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.58.0] Release candidates available
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-07 19:47:51

On 8/04/2015 09:33, 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.

Not in MSBUILD, but for example CL supports the /MP option which if
specified will tell it to compile separate compilation units in
parallel. (The default, however, is not to do that.)

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