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How to make in parallel

📅 2016-Mar-07 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

Building the source code of big projects can take a lot of time. By default, the make command builds one target at a time. Since most of our computers have multiple cores, this process can be sped up by building multiple targets in parallel. This can be done easily by using the --jobs or -j parameter.