make -jN loops on Windows

Niklas Larsson metaniklas at
Wed Aug 28 00:55:56 CEST 2013


Are you using make -j with or without number of jobs? I tried with make -j4
on my Windows 8 machine and it worked well.


2013/8/27 Kyle Van Berendonck <kvanberendonck at>

> Hi Simon,
> I think this is a MinGW bug. If we're talking about the same bug (lockup,
> no console output, task manager shows cpu but it doesn't produce files,
> etc) I get it when building other projects with -j too and I don't think
> its GHC's fault.
> Regards,
> Kyle Van Berendonck
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