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catkin_make -j2

asked 2017-03-23 15:18:42 -0600

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Hi,

Me and a fellow student is working on an Autonomous boat project, and while building catkin folders, we struggled with normal use of catkin_make. Tutorials referred to the option -j2 as argument. What does this actually do? we are using a raspberry pi 3b with ubuntu mate.

Thanks - Andreas

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answered 2017-03-23 16:44:32 -0600

With the -j option, you specify the number of threads to use when compiling. See here.

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Thanks, that makes a lot of sense now!

andreasvo gravatar image andreasvo  ( 2017-03-23 17:53:42 -0600 )edit

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