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  Re: Developer blog: cnst@: fixing make (mod -5/41)
by sean ( on Tue Jun 19 20:32:27 2007 (GMT)
  > How much of a speed increase is this? Are we talking like a double in compile speed because you can multithread?

Gain, if any, would be less than double. Think about it for a bit. Performance does not scale linearly with each additional CPU.
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