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Re: kernel compile time

To: <kanoj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Kanoj Sarcar) >, "Rajagopal Ananthanarayanan" <ananth@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: kernel compile time
From: "John Hawkes" <hawkes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2000 11:17:52 -0700
Cc: <linux-origin@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <skunx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <200006011748.KAA83240@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> 13:28 seconds for a 1 way make is just not an acceptable number.

But if that time is dominated by user time (vs. kernel time), doesn't
that suggest that the slow compiles are due to a combination of (1) a
compiler comprised of inefficiently emitted code, and/or (2) inefficient
libraries, and/or (3) cache thrashing?

John H.


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