[Bf-committers] split cycles cuda kernels from BF_NUMJOBS

Nathan Letwory nathan at letworyinteractive.com
Tue Dec 6 09:54:44 CET 2011

I'm not sure how easy it is to force scons building parts single-threaded
in-process. BF_NUMJOBS is just a way to be able to set the number of
threads to be used using your user-config.py. It does what -j does on


On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 7:10 PM, Yousef Hurfoush <bat3a at msn.com> wrote:

> usually each kernel thread needs 1.5 GB RAM, that means in case
> of 4 threads i need 6GB only for compiling, still there are the OS, etc.
> so you need at least 8GB of RAM in any machine that want to compile
> blender with cycles!
> > Per default, we only build 3 kernels though, sm_13, 20 and 21.
> > You can only build the one kernel for your card, that should use less
> > memory.
> that is not the case if you are building for the masses
> can i hard code it in SConscript ?
> Regards
> Yousef Harfoush
> bat3a at msn.com
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Nathan Letwory
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