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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.58.0] Release candidates available
From: Rob Stewart (rob.stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-08 16:57:02

On April 8, 2015 9:29:36 AM EDT, "Paul A. Bristow" <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Would the uber-naïve heuristic -jone_less_than_max_cores work OK-ish
> (for a desktop machine)?

For a build machine, a good rule of thumb is to use N+1 to account for I/O wait. If you assume a desktop on which a user wants to do other work, then you to back off by one or two. (All of this assumes sufficient memory.)

Which to target with the defaults?


(Sent from my portable computation engine)

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