On Sat, 2004-09-04 at 05:04, Richard Drummond wrote: > Hi Derek > > On Monday 30 August 2004 08:44 am, Derek Piper wrote: > >I had been doing > > some distcc testing and while the build was not using distcc to be > > compiled, I had a shell alias for 'make' of 'make -j8'. > > Ah ha! I will see if I can fix this. To give you a tip. Most of the time problems with -j for make is because assumptions are made about the order in which multiple targets are build. a: b c Without parallel build b will be built before c (or the other way around). with -j they will build in parellel. Staf.