bugmake - Bugs: bug #3656, .MUTEX directive


bug #3656: .MUTEX directive

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sat 17 May 2003 04:27:42 PM UTC  
Severity: 1 - WishItem Group: Enhancement
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open
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 Spam posted by sevanath
Sun 22 Jan 2006 03:17:49 AM UTC, comment #1:

Instead of adding a new special target, extend the .NOTPARALLEL special target. Currently, it ignores prerequisites.

The new version would block parallel builds in the entire makefile when there were no prerequisites; when it did have prerequisites, it would block parallel builds on only those targets. Other targets in the makefile could run concurrently.

 Spam posted by an anonymous
Sat 17 May 2003 04:27:42 PM UTC, original submission:

please,please add a `.MUTEX' directive. Usefull only for parallel runs (-j switch)

.MUTEX directive avoids parallel run of selected tasks.
Selected task can be run in any order, but not in parallel.
It would probably solve also a problem with updating archives and double colon rules.

more info about MUTEX directive at http://ou800doc.caldera.com/SDK_tools/_Parallel_make.html




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