[pypy-dev] Parallel translation?

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 15:49:15 CET 2010


2010/1/9  <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com>:
> On 5 Dec 2009, 04:49 pm, fijall at gmail.com wrote:
>> I guess the original idea was to have a translation option that is
>> passed as -j flag to make, so one can specify what number of jobs he
>> wants, instead of trying to guess it automatically.
> I poked around on this front a bit.  I couldn't find any code in PyPy which
> invokes make.  I did find
> pypy.translator.platform.distutils_platform.DistutilsPlatform._build,
> though.  This seems to be where lists of C files are sent for compilation.
>  Is that right?

PyPy does generate a makefile (gen_makefile() in
http://codespeak.net/svn/pypy/trunk/pypy/translator/c/genc.py )

but it is not used in all configurations:
In the same file, see the call to execute_makefile().
-Ojit uses the makefile, though.

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc

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