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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Parallel Builds on Windows (Was: Analysis of the current CMake system)
From: Michael Jackson (mike.jackson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-05 10:51:52

There are those in the CMake community that successfully combine "unix
makefiles" with the Visual Studio Compilers to perform parallel builds. is one of
the relevant threads.

Here is another thread that has some important information about
exactly what versions of gmake and others to use.

Hope some of that helps
Mike Jackson mike.jackson_at_[hidden]
BlueQuartz Software
Principal Software Engineer Dayton, Ohio

On Feb 5, 2009, at 6:08 AM, Ingo Albrecht wrote:

> Further, I have to note that command-line VS builds should be
> supported for one simple reason: nmake does not support parallel
> builds and probably never will. This makes VS the easiest way of
> running a parallel build on Windows (locally or distributed with
> additional tools). GNU make from MSYS is out of the question
> because MSYS seems far from production-grade.

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