LFS Directions

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Mon Feb 1 14:42:29 PST 2010

On Mon, 01 Feb 2010 23:00:41 +0100, Mark Rosenstand wrote:

> Much more clever would be to mention MAKEFLAGS in the intro somewhere,
> and add -j1 as needed for the packages that don't support parallel make.

Exactly as currently done in DIY Linux.

> This is what I do in my build scripts, and out of >1300 source packages,
> I've only had to enforce -j1 for 15 or so.

The hidden gotcha is installation. Setting MAKEFLAGS globally like this 
also affects `make install' and this can really screw you if you're not 
careful i.e. files that should have been installed were not.


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