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Re: [alpine-aports] [PATCH] testing/chicken: create -dev and -libs subpackage

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:40:16 +0200

On Tue, 15 Sep 2015 13:10:13 +0200
Sören Tempel <> wrote:

> On 15.09.15, Natanael Copa wrote:
> > I applied this, but it is painfully slow to build. Is it possible to
> > fix/hack the Makefile so it does not need the -j1 option?
> It's painfully slow because it bootstrap a chicken compiler toolchain.
> Of cause it could be speeded up by enabling parallel build. There is
> actually an upstream bug[1] mentioning this issue and gentoo has a
> patch[2] which enables parallel build in their source tree, the patch
> works with chicken 4.8 but I suppose I could adjust it for 4.10. I just
> didn't know that build time is a big issue.

Its not a big issue, just annoying that 23 cores of 24 are idle.

> [1]:
> [2]:

The gentoo patch does not look too complicated. Maybe have a look at
rebasing that next time we need to touch it.


> Sören.


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