Subject: Re: -pipe significantly boosts up kernel compile speed
To: Bang Jun-Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
Date: 07/04/2002 21:50:05
On Fri, 5 Jul 2002 04:23:04 +0900
"Bang Jun-Young" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I think you should also check it really faster even on slower
> > (and less memory) machines. Modern machines are always fast anyway :-)
> I have just tested with a plain old Pentium 166 machine that has
> 64MB of memory:
> With -pipe: 45:36
> Without -pipe: 1:13:48
> Obviously, -pipe was effective on a slow machine as well.
The disk on that machine must be slow...
> One thing interesting here is, with -pipe swap size grew up to 10MB
> during build, while without -pipe no swapping occurred.
Sure, because all obj files are kept in memory using -pipe, you know.
HispaBSD admin - http://www.hispabsd.org
Julio Merino <email@example.com>