[erlang-questions] enforcing concurrent make in otp_build

Lukas Larsson <>
Thu Dec 12 13:30:04 CET 2013


I normally use "export MAKEFLAGS=-j10 && ./otp_build" on Linux, maybe that
works for you as well on bsd?

Lukas


On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 1:13 PM, Kenji Rikitake <> wrote:

> I am trying to find out how to enforce concurrent execution of `make`
> in the otp_build shell script.  I want to do the same thing as `make -j8`.
> So far I have discovered that setting the environment variable MAKE will
> do,
> such as `env MAKE="make -j8" otp_build build`.  Am I in the right path?
> (Note that on FreeBSD it's `gmake`)
>
> I want to make the build process of the kerl script faster, such as in
>
>     env MAKE="make -j10" kerl build R16B03 r16b03-test # `gmake` on FreeBSD
>
> I`d be glad if I could hear more efficient ways to do this.
>
> Regards,
> Kenji Rikitake
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