Build Times

Seth W. Klein sk at
Sat Mar 30 19:35:38 PST 2002

Gerard Beekmans <gerard at> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 01:39:57PM -0800, Jeff Harris wrote:
> > Which systems were the Estimated build times extracted from? I'm getting
> > from 7 to 10 times as long as the estimated quote. When I get to GCC I
> > think I'll have to let it compile over the weekend!
> <snip>
> A full list of used machines will go in the book when a new list is
> available. This is in Bugzilla, under Bug #212

There was a day when the times were going to be given in "ed"s. That
is, ed would take one "ed" to compile, other packages would take a
multiple of that time to compile. glibc would take like 100 "ed"s.

#include <misty eyed comment about the old days when things this cute
	were acutally talked about :>

Seth W. Klein
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