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From: Dominik Vogt <dominik.vogt@gmx.de>
To: zsh-users@zsh.org
Subject: Re: Parallel processing
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2022 20:23:58 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YkC5zgf9TJPmZ/6n@gmx.de> (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


  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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