[blfs-support] JSON-C fails to build

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Dec 21 12:55:02 PST 2013

Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Le 21/12/2013 16:54, Dan McGhee a écrit :
>> On 12/21/2013 01:40 AM, Chris Staub wrote:
>>> I don't normally use json-c, but as I use package users myself I thought
>>> I'd try it. I got exactly the same build failure when I used "-j4" with
>>> make, and BLFS does say that this package does not support parallel
>>> builds. It worked fine once I removed the -j. If it worked as root it's
>>> probably just because you don't have MAKEFLAGS or something defined as root.
>> This happened again for me with cdparanoia, which also, as the book
>> says, does not support a parallel build. I'm not sure how to set, change
>> or remove these flags.
>> Dan
> The -j flag for make is either set on the command line (takes precedence) or
> Try "echo $MAKEFLAGS", to see what is in there. If it is empty, well, this
> is something else. Do you use some kinf of cache (say config.site or so)?
> MAKEFLAGS is maybe defined there.
> OTOH, it is always possible to replace "make" with "make -j1", whether in
> scripts or on the command line.

Or 'MAKEFLAGS="" make'

   -- Bruce

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