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[release] update release_guide

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@@ -185,7 +185,16 @@ Make sure everything compiles and runs from a known clean state:
$ make test
$ make stresstest
-Continue adjusting things until make spectest passes as expected.
+There are many tests to run for the stresstest target. If
+you have a machine with multiple CPU cores, you may want to
+execute that last as
+ $ TEST_JOBS=4 make stresstest
+where 4 is the number of CPU cores. This should make the
+total time to execute all of the tests dramatically less.
+Continue adjusting things until make stresstest passes as expected.
Often this means fixing a bug, fudging a test, or (temporarily?)
commenting out a test file in t/ . Use your best
judgment or ask others if uncertain what to do here.

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