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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-02 23:07:17

[2003-03-03] Alisdair Meredith wrote:

>I finally have a second compiler installed, and have been playing with
>the boost regression tests to be sure everything is configured
>Now I have a twin-CPU PC here, and notice that CPU loading never hits
>more than 50%, easily attributed to both compilers choosing to ignore
>the 'spare' CPU. It occurs to me that when building multiple tool-sets,
>the outputs for each toolset are totally independant. So I start
>woundering if it would it be possible to process each toolset in a
>separate thread?
>Clearly not a frequently needed option, so not a high priority, I hate
>to let ideas pass by for the lack of asking <g>

Try... bjam -j2 ... to get two compiles/links going at the same time. That
is if you happen to be in Unix. Don't know if that option is supported win
Win systems.

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