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Re: Help requested: Packages which FTBFS randomly




 ❦ 23 février 2017 10:02 -0800, Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@xxxxxxxx> :

>>>> Your chosen build environment is not common [...]
>>>
>>> This has come up a few times now. Could someone explain what is so odd
>>> about his envirnoment? It does not look unusual to me.
>>
>> Official buildd have several CPU. Most "important" downstream
>> distribution builders have several CPU. [...]
>
> Yes, but last time I checked a "apt-get source && debuild -us -uc" still
> defaults to using just a single CPU unless you explicitly set
> DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=parallel. So if this causes the build to fail, it will
> directly affect those users least able to figure out what may be
> wrong.

When the build system is not make-based, it doesn't care for this option
(for example, Go programs compile using all the available
cores). Moreover, tests can do whatever they want.
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