Heiko Voigt <hvo...@hvoigt.net> writes:

> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 04:25:58PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> ...
>> Of course, any set of rules have exceptions ;-) There are a few
>> things to which we say "Even though it is not in POSIX, everybody
>> who matters supports it, and without taking advantage of it, what we
>> want to achieve will become too cumbersome to express".
> I was about to write that since this is limited to a given --jobs
> options the majority platforms should be enough as a start and others
> could add a parallelism mechanism later. Its only a matter of efficiency
> and not features.

As long as "git submodule --jobs 9" on a platform without GNU
enhanced xargs does not error out and gracefully degrade to non
parallel execution, I do not have any problem with it.  As posted,
the patch has not yet achieved that doneness yet.

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