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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: make couchdb more otpish
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2011 15:22:48 GMT
On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 10:37 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>
> On 21 Jun 2011, at 15:31, Paul Davis wrote:
>
>> Perhaps we should just write a small tool that does the
>> compilation in parallel instead of trying to wedge a square hole into
>> a hypercube.
>
> GNU Make has parallel builds baked in.
>
> http://developers.sun.com/solaris/articles/parallel_make.html
>
>

The issue is that erlc starts the Erlang VM. Starting the Erlang VM is
slow. There is a significant advantage to using a single VM to compile
many files.

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