jhalfs-2639 optimization patch

Ag Hatzimanikas zkom.xl at gmail.com
Sun May 7 16:02:34 PDT 2006

Dan Nicholson(dbn.lists at gmail.com)@Sun, May 07, 2006 at 01:22:30PM -0700:
> Hey guys,
> I should have brought this up earlier, but could you put in a big, fat
> warning about altering the optimization flags or MAKEFLAGS?  I just
> don't want to get a bunch of -support threads that go nowhere because
> of an error caused by over-optimizing.  People should at least know
> that if they have a build problem, they should try turning off these
> settings before asking for help.

Bingo Dan.

I just tried the new jhalfs code,and I let the MAKEFLAGS to the default
value "-j3" ,which from what I've read this tells to make to execute many
commands simultaneously.

As a result gettext failed with the following eror.

make[4]: Leaving directory `/sources/gettext-0.14.5/gettext-tools/misc'
mv: cannot stat `elc-temp': No such file or directory
make[4]: *** [elc-stamp] Error 1
make[4]: Leaving directory `/sources/gettext-0.14.5/gettext-tools/misc'
make[3]: *** [po-mode.elc] Error 2
make[3]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
make[4]: Entering directory `/sources/gettext-0.14.5/gettext-tools/misc'
WARNING: Warnings can be ignored. :-)
if test "no" != no; then \
  set x; \
  list='start-po.el po-mode.el po-compat.el'; for p in $list; do \
    if test -f "$p"; then d=; else d="./"; fi; \
    set x "$@" "$d$p"; shift; \
  done; \
  shift; \
  EMACS="no" /bin/sh ../../build-aux/elisp-comp "$@" || exit 1; \
else : ; fi
make[4]: Leaving directory `/sources/gettext-0.14.5/gettext-tools/misc'
make[3]: Leaving directory `/sources/gettext-0.14.5/gettext-tools/misc'
make[2]: *** [install-am] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/sources/gettext-0.14.5/gettext-tools/misc'
make[1]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/sources/gettext-0.14.5/gettext-tools'
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1

I believe that we should be a little bit more conservative with the optimize

More information about the alfs-discuss mailing list