Race condition in parallel make install?
tg at gmplib.org
Sun Oct 7 19:05:40 CEST 2012
Joerg Arndt <arndt at jjj.de> writes:
* Torbjorn Granlund <tg at gmplib.org> [Oct 07. 2012 18:03]:
> Roberto Bagnara <bagnara at cs.unipr.it> writes:
> I believe I discovered a race condition in the Makefiles.
> This happened with a `make -j 4 ... install' of GMP 5.0.5
> on Mac OS X (Darwin Kernel Version 11.4.2):
> I never considered the possibilty of a parallel install.
> Does that work for any package?
And (IMHO) it is a good idea have parallel make working.
And indeed plain make as well as make check works. Parallel make does
not work in the tune directory, which I don't regard as a problem.
And I've never heard of parallel make install. If people actually use
that, we should try to fix it.
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