[erlang-bugs] make -j probably broken

Björn Gustavsson <>
Thu Sep 15 07:11:47 CEST 2011

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 5:01 AM, zhong ming wu <> wrote:
> Just to report that compiling the latest stable source is broken when
> one supplies -j switch to make.  I tried
> make -j3
> I would be nice to make use of -j to speed things up on multi-core machines.

Using -j for building Erlang/OTP has never worked.

We will fix that in the R15 release (which will be released
later this year).

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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