Wed Mar 10 23:33:04 PST 2004
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On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 11:15:40AM -0800, Kendall Bennett wrote:
> Alan Coopersmith <Alan.Coopersmith@Sun.COM> wrote:
> > Jim Gettys wrote:
> > > The cycle time will then be several hours, however, since
> > > the monolithic stuff takes so long to build.
> > Are we changing fast enough that a several hour cycle is a problem?
> > (And "make World" on the entire monolithic tree currently takes only
> > 19 minutes on our shiny new dual 2Ghz Opteron system - a far sight
> > from the first time I built X on a Sparc 2 and it took over 24 hours.
> > Just need to get a few more of those boxes in here so we can stop
> > fighting over access to it.)
> If you want to speed up builds, consider asking TrollTech to donate=20
> copies of their 'Team Builder' product to Freedesktop.org for use on the=
> Tinderbox (at least for Linux builds). Then if you have multiple boxes=20
> you can run parallel builds across all the boxes, which drastically=20
> speeds things up (the other boxes have no source, they just compile code=
> as in a compile farm).
> We use this internally at SciTech and it made the Qt Embedded build we=20
> were working on go from around 2 hours per build to less than 10 minutes=
> using 5 machines and a 10 way parallel build!
I have good relations with the Trolls: I'll sound them out on it.
Daniel Stone <daniel@freedesktop=
freedesktop.org: powering your desktop http://www.freedeskto=
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