[blfs-dev] Some build times
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Aug 29 09:04:03 PDT 2013
John Burrell wrote:
> I've just finished installing LFS-7.4-rc1 and building a
> Gnome-3.9.90 alpha desktop on it.
> I thought you might like to see some actual build times for some of
> the packages that take a little longer!
> Package unpack build build
> (s) (s) (hrs)
> llvm 8 4387 1.22
> qt4 7 7443 2.07
> webkitgtk2 1 10877 3.02
> firefox 23 10033 2.79
> xulrunner 24 10477 2.91
> libreoffice 12 14821 4.12
> openjdk 229 6435 1.79
> The unpack time for openjdk includes the download time for icedtea, etc (8 packages).
> Two years ago I could go from disk partition to a Gnome desktop in 16 hrs.
> It's now taking nearly 18 hrs to build these 7 packages. This can
> probably be reduced a little by optimizing the use of the cores, but
> even so if you intend to continue building Linux from source, make
> sure you get a hobby to pursue while you're waiting.
Reformatted it for you.
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