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Re: FTBFS with parallel make

On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 07:02:52AM -0500, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> That is interesting.  I build using gbp/cowbuilder and so I set these
> environment variables:
> DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS="parallel=`nproc`" DH_VERBOSE=1
> I was not previously aware of the distinction between -j and -J for
> dpkg-buildpackage.  However, looking at the dpkg-buildpackage man page
> there does not appear to be a DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS setting to trigger the
> use of -J in place of -j.  At least, that is the case on stretch.  Is
> there an easy way (preferrably via environment variables) to achieve
> that?
AFAIK -J *is* DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=parallel, as opposed to -j setting
MAKEFLAGS which directly affects upstream makefiles.


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