From: Dominik Vogt <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Parallel processing Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2022 20:23:58 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <YkC5zgf9TJPmZemail@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <1E0E1226-E3E8-40AD-87CD-93A602B1B08B@easesoftware.com> On Thu, Mar 24, 2022 at 11:34:07PM -0500, Perry Smith wrote: > I need to do about 20 commands. Each will take several hours to perhaps days. I???d like to start some fixed number like 4 jobs that are running. The others are waiting for one of the others to get finished. > > I tried creating a Makefile and use the -j option in make but my > targets have spaces in them and make doesn???t like that. (This > is on a BSD system.) Are you talking about GNU Make? What is the problem? $ cat Makefile TARGETS = a\ b foo\ bar all: $(TARGETS) foo\ bar: touch "$@" a\ b: touch "$@" $ ls . Makefile $ make -j 2 $ ls . a b foo bar Makefile Ciao Dominik ^_^ ^_^ -- Dominik Vogt
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-03-27 19:24 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2022-03-25 4:34 Perry Smith 2022-03-25 18:27 ` Bart Schaefer 2022-03-26 18:10 ` Philippe Troin 2022-03-26 22:19 ` Bart Schaefer 2022-03-27 17:32 ` Philippe Troin 2022-03-27 17:42 ` Bart Schaefer 2022-03-27 19:23 ` Dominik Vogt [this message] 2022-03-28 13:26 ` Perry Smith 2022-03-28 13:31 ` Perry Smith 2022-03-26 4:34 jdh 2022-03-27 18:37 jdh 2022-03-27 19:06 ` Bart Schaefer 2022-03-27 19:24 ` Ray Andrews 2022-03-28 13:47 ` Perry Smith
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