[Cerowrt-devel] speeding up builds
outbackdingo at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 21:42:26 EDT 2012
On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 8:15 PM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
> I finally acquired a machine with 32GB of ram, an intel 3930k (6
> cores), and an SSD.
> I put the build_dir, /tmp and /var/tmp on ramdisks, and...
> This cut a complete cerowrt build (including toolchain) down from >
> 3.5 hrs down to under 45 minutes.
> Without the toolchain rebuild, but after a make clean (to rebuild the
> packages and kernel), it's about 28 minutes.
> I can see that it is possible to parallelize things more to maybe chop
> another 30% of of things...
> ...but I'm glad to have 3 hrs of my life back, per build.
> I wanted to figure out to what extent modern hardware would enhance
> the existing buildbot system.
> Now I know...
odd my laptop will do a full build with tool chain in about an
hour..... its only a core i3 with 6gb and an ssd
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