[erlang-questions] Can I build Erlang with make -j?

Jesper Eskilson jesper.eskilson@REDACTED
Wed Jan 30 12:20:56 CET 2019

As for it being "supported" I'll let the OTP team answer, but I'm using
parallell build all the time and have not seen any issues related to it.


On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 12:19 PM Roger Lipscombe <roger@REDACTED>

> I'm building Erlang/OTP (using kerl, but I don't think that's
> relevant) and it's taking forever. Can I use MAKEFLAGS=-j8 to make it
> quicker? Is this supported?
> I mean, sure, it *appears* to be working (though something's using
> more than 8 cores, somehow, and my music playback's getting choppy).
> But is it *guaranteed* to work?
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