onetwojojo at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 09:01:17 PST 2008
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:20 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> wrote:
> Hi JoJo,
> > more importantly, why is sparc64 all green ?
> > (is it because of api etc stability?)
> I disabled the driver build on the sparc64 machine because that box is
> quite slow to build¹, and so that we'd have at least one build run that
> is green unless the server build fails.
> - Chris.
> ¹: Which is odd, because that machine is a Niagara T1 with 32 cores;
> looking at the time taken for each stage, the reason that it's
> slower than an average x86 box seems to be that configure doesn't
> parallelize at all, and each core individually is quite slow. Once
> it actually gets into compiling with make -j64, it's very fast.
> Configure-time dominates compile-time, though.
> Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org>
Thanks for the info, your tinderbox installation/config looks & works great !
A suggestion though:
Put a link at the bottom of the page to x.org wiki where we can put
some Legend & details etc
and the config as noted by you (what was built what was not built)
More information about the xorg