[Haskell-beginners] cabal -j

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sun May 5 16:35:12 CEST 2013

On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 9:44 AM, harry <voldermort at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I've noticed that cabal install now has a -j option for parallel builds,
> and
> has to be told how many builds to run in parallel. This seems strange -
> most
> parallel capable systems run in parallel by default, with one
> process/thread
> per core. Why is cabal different?

Not that different; make doesn't run parallel by default either (see make

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