[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mk: parallelize make config
olivier.matz at 6wind.com
Tue Jan 24 09:42:35 CET 2017
On Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:50:27 +0000, "Wiles, Keith"
<keith.wiles at intel.com> wrote:
> > On Jan 23, 2017, at 10:18 AM, Olivier Matz <olivier.matz at 6wind.com>
> > wrote:
> > Hi Ferruh,
> > On Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:50:34 +0000, Ferruh Yigit
> > <ferruh.yigit at intel.com> wrote:
> >> make config dependency resolving was always running serial,
> >> parallelize it for better performance.
> >> $ time make T=x86_64-native-linuxapp-gcc config
> >> real 0m12.633s
> >> $ time make -j8 T=x86_64-native-linuxapp-gcc config
> >> real 0m1.826s
> >> Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>
> > I have a patch that fix the same issue (configuration takes to
> > long), but done differently. It is more intrusive, since it rework
> > the way DEPDIRS are used, but it does not require to use -j.
> I tested the patch and the performance is very quick and seems to
> work very nicely. I have not looked at the other patch yet are they
> both compatible and could be combined or not?
No, I don't think they could be combined.
Ferruh's approach looks less risky, since it's a parallelization
of the config. My approach changes the way dependencies are processed,
and also how they are declared. I think it's faster, but more intrusive.
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