stop build of kernel when there is a compilation error when using make -j

Kevin Wilson wkevils at
Wed Sep 11 07:09:14 EDT 2013


What is "expect" script ? is it in bash? is there a good link for it ?

On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 4:15 AM,  <Valdis.Kletnieks at> wrote:
> On Sun, 08 Sep 2013 13:33:06 +0300, Kevin Wilson said:
>> However, when I use "make -j 4" and there an error, it does not
>> stop immediately because of the parallel build using several CPU cores
>> Is there a way to cause "make -j 4" to stop on the first compilation error ?
> Control-C works pretty well.  If you don't want to watch it scroll by waiting
> for an error, write an 'expect' script to do it for you.

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