[RFC PATCH 0/8] Meson build system

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Nov 30 10:58:06 UTC 2016

Hi Silvan,

On 30 November 2016 at 10:51, Silvan Jegen <s.jegen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 11:00 AM, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
>> Ha, this isn't Skylake laptop vs. Broadwell laptop, this is my 14-core
>> Xeon vs. your Broadwell laptop! That they're so different suggests
>> that our configuration is pretty wildly different - are you perhaps
>> not building a load of stuff which configure autodetects? That's the
>> only way I can imagine how your laptop would outpace a £4000
>> workstation. :\
> I wonder how much of the difference is due to the speed of the
> NVME/PCI-E SSD Emil is using.
> In my limited experience, the Xeons on my server did not perform as
> well as the (higher tacted) i5 CPU on my desktop for some simple XML
> processing task (provided the degree of parallelism is the same of
> course).

Apparently I need more coffee, because I was reading the wrong table,
and this is about Wayland rather than Weston builds. Oops. Either way,
the Xeon also has a NVME/PCI-E SSD, which seems pretty zippy; it also
has 128GB of RAM, so it shouldn't be touching the SSD anyway.


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