Variability in build times.

Ken Moffat ken at
Tue Oct 19 12:02:19 PDT 2010

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 02:02:01PM -0400, linux fan wrote:
> On 10/19/10, Ken Moffat <ken at> wrote:
> >  /me is still puzzled that my *original* builds of abiword on these
> > two machines (i.e. during the installation of my normal packages)
> > are faster than any of my repeats, but that's life.
> >
> Make sure 1 SBU = 1 SBU.
> Some versions (gcc, etc.) may take more time.

 Umm, yes.  Actually, I was really querying the *elapsed* time.  But
yes, usually a new gcc version is slower (although 4.5 does seem to
be faster than 4.4 overall).
> If web browsing, there is a lot more time killing scripting lately,
> even google. It's getting so bad, I'm usually turning off javascript.

 Tell me about it ;)

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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