Closed Bug 867966 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago

Add a --jobs, -j option to the 'build' command

Categories

(Firefox Build System :: General, defect)

defect
Not set

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED FIXED
mozilla23

People

(Reporter: snorp, Assigned: snorp)

References

(Blocks 1 open bug)

Details

(Whiteboard: [mach])

Attachments

(1 file)

I use distcc, so it would be nice to spawn more jobs than the default $NUM_CPUS.
Attachment #744603 - Flags: review?(gps)
Comment on attachment 744603 [details] [diff] [review]
Bug 867966 - Add --jobs,-j option to 'mach build'

Review of attachment 744603 [details] [diff] [review]:
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::: python/mozbuild/mozbuild/mach_commands.py
@@ +45,5 @@
>      """Interface to build the tree."""
>  
>      @Command('build', help='Build the tree.')
> +    @CommandArgument('--jobs', '-j', default='0', nargs='?', metavar='jobs', type=int,
> +        help='Number of concurrent jobs to run. Default is the number of CPUs')

A few nits:

1) You generally don't need nargs unless you have multiple values.
2) Add a period in the help message.
Attachment #744603 - Flags: review?(gps) → review+
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/3bd593f1b31b
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla23
Component: mach → Build Config
Whiteboard: [mach]
Blocks: 888035
Product: Core → Firefox Build System
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