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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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