Variability in build times.

Aleksandar Kuktin akuktin at
Tue Oct 19 04:07:02 PDT 2010

>On Tue, 19 Oct 2010 05:03:15 +0200 (CEST)
>Uwe Düffert <dueffert at> wrote:
> Same with glibc here: The difference between the slowest and the
> fastest run is just 0.3% (16m53.825 vs 16m57.186).
> Uwe

Well, my results are way more interesting. :)

Overnight builds, done while I was sleeping and therefore not loading
the machine are uniform (I have not done a full statistical analysis):
490 sec +- 10 seconds.
BUT, when I am actively using my single core computer, the times range
from 502 seconds to 675 seconds.
In detail: min: 502, max: 675, avrg: 560, sd: 53 seconds.
That's with Mplayer and/or the browser.

-Aleksandar Kuktin

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