On 3/29/19 2:57 AM, Arvid Norberg via Boost-build wrote:
> In the gcc toolset, there's mentioning of JAM_SEMAPHORE, in the link rules.
> I don't fully understand how this affect the linking, but I suspect it
> means only one target can be linked at a time.
> https://github.com/boostorg/build/blob/develop/src/tools/gcc.jam#L1064 >
> Is my assessment correct?
> If so, is there a way to tell b2 that I really *do* want to link in
The only way is to edit gcc.jam and remove the
> If not, is there some other mechanism at play, that I can work around to
> allow parallel linking?
This is a very old optimization which is almost
certainly out-dated. If no one objects, I'm
just going to remove it.