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  Re: Developer blog: cnst@: fixing make (mod -2/40)
by Anonymous Coward ( on Thu Jun 21 18:32:59 2007 (GMT)
  > Actually, when you really think about it for a bit, the gain can sometimes be larger than double because compilations (depending on what's compiled of course) are often waiting for disk I/O.

I can see that though wouldn't not having SMP and using the -j option still see those benefits as the items waiting on io will be in biosleep and won't be running so the other make processes will chew the savings?

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