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authorGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2010-11-24 11:57:34 +0100
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2010-11-24 11:57:34 +0100
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documentation: Tell not to use make -jN
Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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$ make
</pre>
+ <p>You <b>should never</b> use <code>make -jN</code> with
+ Buildroot: it does not support <i>top-level parallel
+ make</i>. Instead, use the <code>BR2_JLEVEL</code> option to tell
+ Buildroot to run each package compilation with <pre>make
+ -jN</pre>.</p>
+
<p>This command will generally perform the following steps:</p>
<ul>
<li>Download source files (as required)</li>