>COPTFLAGS= -O -pipe
>.. I find that a simple 'make' is faster than any setting of -j# ..
>This is probably more dependent on the machine in question than anything,
>including things like cache speed, ram speed, disk speed and architecture
>(ie: scsi vs. ide etc).
-j3 added to -pipe slows things down slightly on a 32MB system with a slow
disk here. System time is > 20% larger. The slowdown is larger for
`make -j3 2>foo' because -jN botches stderr. Steve Price is fixing this.