[Developers] "configure" in trunc
sibert at hawaii.edu
Tue Jan 3 10:25:48 PST 2012
Regarding make: The there value of N in make -j N is best left
installation-dependent since it depends on hardware. On a core duo
machine, make -j 4 launches 4 processes in parallel. On the PFRP
workstation, make -j 16 launches 16 processes. For my own work, I set
up an alias in my .bashrc file on each machine to do the right thing, e.g.
alias make='make -j4'
alias make='make -j16'
When I run any procedure involving make, it launches the maximum number
of processes that the hardware supports. Problems sometimes occur when
there are errors making it difficult to know which process caused the
error. When that occurs, I can override the alias by typing make -j1.
Regarding the configure script: It is generated by the default makefile.
Step 3 in README.txt advises:
> 3. Create configure script
> $ make --directory=scripts/configure/
The configure scripts then creates GNUmakefile according to the options
specified (including BUILD_64BIT=yes) which is invoked by make to build
I hope this clarifies things a bit.
On 01/02/2012 09:45 PM, Hans J. Skaug wrote:
> My confusion under 2) is that my trunk already contains
> a "configure" which appears to be different from the one Dave wants (attached).
> So the question is why Dave does not get that when he checks out the
> the trunk.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: developers-bounces at admb-project.org [mailto:developers-
>> bounces at admb-project.org] On Behalf Of Hans J. Skaug
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 8:35 AM
>> To: developers at admb-project.org
>> Subject: [Developers] "configure" in trunc
>> The Redmine link on the ADMB homepage is not working:
>> Otherwise I would put in the following issue about make files there.
>> The following issues come from Dave:
>> 1. Include " -j 4 option as in" to make compilation faster.
>> 2. Missing confiugre file:
>>> If I run the command
>>> svn checkout http://www.admb-project.org/svn/trunk
>>> there is no configure file in trunk although the README file says
>>> or configure the build files for 64-bit.
>>> $ ./configure BUILD_64BIT=yes
>>> This works if I copy the configure file from the
>>> zip archive.
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