[cfe-dev] clang windows: clang-cl support for /MP
popizdeh at gmail.com
Wed May 20 04:11:40 PDT 2015
That was my initial feeling, but if we'd like to plug clang-cl into VS then
it should be able to handle this?
On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 9:09 PM, Kim Gräsman <kim.grasman at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are two levels of parallellization in Visual Studio/Visual C++;
> 1) Machine-wide setting of how many projects to build in parallel --
> this informs Visual Studio/MSBuild
> 2) Compiler setting (/MP) of how many source files to compile in
> parallel -- this actually informs CL.EXE and causes it to launch child
> See Bruce Dawson's treatise for the gory details:
> Not sure how easy/desirable this behavior would be in clang-cl, but
> from a principal standpoint I'd prefer this kind of thing in the build
> system, not the compiler.
> - Kim
> On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 12:12 PM, Nikola Smiljanic <popizdeh at gmail.com>
> > This is usually handled by the build system (make -j, ninja, etc.). I'd
> > expect this flag to actually control MSBuild, not the driver, but it'd be
> > interesting to find out how it really works.
> > On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 6:01 PM, Tilo Kühn <tilo.kuehn.73 at googlemail.com
> > wrote:
> >> are there any plans to support the /MP option (parallel compilation
> >> one project) in clang-cl?
> >> at the moment clang for windows prints out a warning that the option is
> >> not supported yet and it uses only one core while compiling a single
> >> project.
> >> (if msvc is allowed to compile parallel independent projects it uses a
> >> multiple cores.)
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