[erlang-questions] Emake on a SMP VM

Christian <>
Thu Jan 29 12:50:33 CET 2009


Is the compiler reentrant nowdays? I know the yaws code has (had?) a
global:trans/2 around yaws module compilation because it was not.

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 11:12, Bjorn Gustavsson <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 10:54 AM, Nicolas Charpentier <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is there any good reason why make:all/0 don't try to compile concurrently ?
>
> No.
>
>> Spawning a process per file to compile could reduce the compile time on
>> modern computer.
>>
>>
>> If there isn't good reasons, a patch to make make:all/0 concurrent
>> should be easy to publish.
>
> If we'll receive a patch of good quality, we will include it in a
> future release.
>
> /Bjorn
>
> --
> Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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