From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-08-28 11:14:07
On 28/08/2020 11:46, Arvid Norberg via Boost-build wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 30, 2019 at 4:45 PM Steven Watanabe via Boost-build
> <boost-build_at_[hidden] <mailto:boost-build_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
> On 3/29/19 2:57 AM, Arvid Norberg via Boost-build wrote:
> > <snip>
> > In the gcc toolset, there's mentioning of JAM_SEMAPHORE, in the
> link rules.
> > I don't fully understand how this affect the linking, but I
> suspect it
> > means only one target can be linked at a time.
> > [...]
> This is a very old optimization which is almost
> certainly out-dated.Â If no one objects, I'm
> just going to remove it.
I've complained about this before, it's a huge bottleneck building for
MIngw - basically the obj files get built first, and then it sits doing
pretty much nothing linking one test at a time :(
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