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SubjectRe: [patch] O(1) scheduler, -D1, 2.5.2-pre9, 2.4.17
On January 8, 2002 22:29, Brian wrote:
> Can this be correct?
> Intuitively, I would expect several CPUs hammering away at the compile to
> finish faster than one. Given these numbers, I would have to conclude
> that is not just wrong, but absolutely wrong. Compile time increases
> linearly with the number of jobs, regardless of the number of CPUs.

In the charts in the original message, he's not increasing the number of
jobs, but the number of concurrent 'make -j8's. Two makes should really
finish in half the time one make does. I don't see any problem with the

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