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bug #48274: adding -j option to MAKEFLAGS no longer works

Submitted by:  Oliver Kiddle <opk>
Submitted on:  Mon 20 Jun 2016 10:16:17 AM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Bug
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Paul D. Smith <psmith> Open/Closed:  Closed
Component Version:  4.2 Operating System:  POSIX-Based
Fixed Release:  SCM Triage Status:  Medium Effort

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Tue 31 Oct 2017 05:12:11 AM UTC, comment #2:

This has been fixed in Git and will be available in the next release of GNU make.

Paul D. Smith <psmith>
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Wed 10 May 2017 06:03:45 AM UTC, comment #1:

Would it be this bug corrected someday? It seems to be a pretty annoying bug and I don't have any status or assigned name.

Mon 20 Jun 2016 10:16:17 AM UTC, original submission:

As of version 4.2, it no longer works to add a -j option to MAKEFLAGS from within the Makefile. This was used in our common include files so that parallel builds would be enabled by default and so that we could automate selecting an appropriate default number of jobs on different systems.

Ideally it would be easy to both force a default number of jobs and honour and explicit -j option passed on the command-line to gmake.

Oliver Kiddle <opk>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2017-10-31 psmith StatusNone => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => psmith
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Fixed ReleaseNone => SCM
        Triage StatusNone => Medium Effort

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