make snippets

Nifty alias for the make command to create an optimal amount of processes depending on the number of CPU's you have

Tagged make, number of processors  Languages bash

Put this in your ~/.bashrc to automatically adjust the number of processes make creates. This snippet is licensed under the beerware license.

# ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
# "THE BEER-WARE LICENSE" (Revision 42):
# < marko haapala at aktagon com > wrote this file. As long as you retain this notice you
# can do whatever you want with this stuff. If we meet some day, and you think
# this stuff is worth it, you can buy me a beer in return.
# ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
alias make="make -j$(cat /proc/cpuinfo |grep processor | wc -l)"