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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] ftrace: to kill a daemon

On Thu, 7 Aug 2008, Bodo Eggert wrote:

> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:
>
> > The idea I came
> > up with was to make a tmp.s file for every object just after it is compiled.
>
> make -j would cause these files to overwrite each other, wouldn't it?

I simplified my explanation. I really used something like this:

for init/main.o:

init/.tmp_mc_main.s : for the list file
init/.tmp_mc_main.o : for the list compiled object.
init/.tmp_gl_main.o : for the object converted static to global.
init/.tmp_mx_main.o : for the merged list and global object.


The tmp.s was to keep the focus on the concept. But the actual
implementation handles multi-threaded builds.

I use distcc and build with -j40. I had no issues.

Thanks,

-- Steve



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