--- But that doesn't work now.
> There is not, and never has been, any interlock between make modules > and make modules_install. If you let modules_install run in parallel > then people will be tempted to issue the incorrect command above > instead of the required separate commands.--- > > make -j 4 modules > make -j 4 modules_install > > You gain a few seconds on module_install but leave more room for user > error.--- A bit of documentation at the beginning of the Makefile would do wonders for kernel-developer (not end user, please!) clarity. I've oft'asked the question as to what really is supported. I've tried things like make dep bzImage modules -- I noticed it didn't work fairly quickly. Same with modules/modules_install -- people would probably figure that one out, but just a bit of documentation would help even that.
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