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From Joost Andrae <>
Subject Re: Fix me: Abnormalities during bootstrap
Date Sat, 10 Sep 2011 13:00:50 GMT
Hi Mathias,

>> After starting the build process on my Win7 64bit notebook (dual core
>> Intel 2.8 Ghz with 8 GB memory) it quite often stopped but rebuilding
>> went always fine (until now; I'm still compiling binfilter). I thought
>> it might be useful to implement a watchdog process watching
>> stderr/stdout that restarts dmake as soon as the build breaks but it
>> needs to interpret the error thrown.
> Probably you have been hit by the well-known bug in GNU Make 3.81 that
> lets it core-dump at times. This needs to be solved, the developers of
> Libre Office have gained some experience with that.

GNU Make 3.8.1 is installed on my machine but I thought that dmake is 
always used instead ?

>> Documentation at
>> was really helpful despite I had to disable ATL
> If you used VC Express: IIRC the documentation mentions that this is
> necessary in that case.

Yes it is MSVC++ Express 2008 using Cygwin.

btw. I wonder about the low CPU load during compile job (max. 50%). Is 
there a way to allow dmake to parallelize compile jobs ?

Greetings, Joost

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