Build time information
robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jan 13 20:57:17 PST 2006
Thank you for your report and contribution. I noticed there is a significant
variation in times for packages in uclibc and glibc which have identical
conditions, such as the kernel headers and cross tools, but I don't think
variations in times can be avoided. I'll try to add SBU's and package/patch
file sizes soon.
On January 12, 2006 03:36 pm, Tha D0od wrote:
> I got to wondering how long it would take to build HLFS from the book after
> noticing the SBU information was missing. It takes quite a fair amount of
> time especially when you're watching compiler messages scroll down the
> Anyway, I don't know if anyone's done this specifically for HLFS yet, but
> here are my time stats for the temporary utility build for both glibc and
> uClibc (chapter 5). I also threw in some 'du -sh' info, just for overkill.
> I also took the time to normalise the results to the first build of
> binutils using the 'real' time value output of the time command.
> The results are kinda interesing. No tests were run, and the output for
> the time command is for all commands AFTER patching and configuring. That
> means, including make, make install, ln -s <blah> <blah>, cp <blah> <blah>,
> etc. All done on a first gen Centrino (1M cache) laptop clocked at 1.6GHz
> with two ttys open (lynx up on one of them displaying the respecitve book
> being worked on) booted off the LFS 6.1-3 live CD.
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