[blfs-dev] Some build times

John Burrell john_burrell at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 29 09:11:16 PDT 2013


>>
>> 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.
> 
Yes it looked a bit of a mess, didn't it. Thanks for doing that.

jb. 		 	   		  


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