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SubjectRe: WANTED: kernel projects for CS students
On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 at 16:23 +0000, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> Hi Rik.
>
> On Sun, Oct 14, 2007 at 07:01:28PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > The kernel newbies community often gets inquiries from CS students who
> > need a project for their studies and would like to do something with
> > the Linux kernel, but would also like their code to be useful to the
> > community afterwards.
> >

...

> Increase speed for a build with no updates
> ==========================================
> On a resonably fast machine with a decent config it takes
> roughly 10 seconds to do a make where nothing is updated.
> Generating one single Makefile is assumed to speed up things
> and will in addition allow a simpler syntax as what is used today
> for some of the uglier constructs.
>
> Contact: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
> Difficulty: 5
> Language: Perl or C

Isn't make -j 2 or more implemented by running multiple make in sub-dirs ?
Parallel make is more and more used even on cheap hardware.

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Phe

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