On 08/07/2017 06:06 AM, Christoph Gysin via arch-general wrote:
> Not the answer to your question, but you might consider configuring
> /etc/makepkg.conf to use ccache to speed up rebuilds. Also set
> MAKEFLAGS=-j4 or similar to make sure you are using all available
> cores.

Thanks Cristoph,

  How do you know whether a package is capable of being built in parallel?
I've run into problems before with big builds when building in parallel. Is it
just a 'try and see if it works' issue, or is there some general rule-of-thumb
you can use?

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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