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Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2015 21:04:08 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Makefile.legacy

On 07/01/2015 06:17 PM, Solar Designer wrote:
> Oh, I just found this commit:
> commit cd510d4bc5c42d7cd1f99064dd7456888b6a7507
> Author: Frank Dittrich <>
> Date:   Wed Jun 11 23:08:10 2014 +0200
>     Makefile.legacy: avoid make warnings for generic builds
>     Compiling: DES benchmark (code version #1)
>     make[1]: Entering directory `/home/fd/git/JtR/src'
>     make[1]: warning: jobserver unavailable: using -j1.  Add `+' to parent make rule.
>     Instead of adding '+' to the "parent" make rule I passed -j1 to ./
> And it looks bad to me.  Please revert it.
> There's no need to explicitly pass the -j value to the subprocesses:
> make manages this on its own (via the MAKEFLAGS env var).

I just pushed commit 6b0758ffa7b1a463642c5a92f250577ef7229209.
It fixes the -j handling for generic builds and other build targets.


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