option

nix.settings.max-jobs

This option defines the maximum number of jobs that Nix will try to build in parallel. The default is auto, which means it will use all available logical cores. It is recommend to set it to the total number of logical cores in your system (e.g., 16 for two CPUs with 4 cores each and hyper-threading).

Declarations
Type
signed integer or value "auto" (singular enum)
Default
"auto"
Example
64