Subject: Re: slow Sun3 make builds
To: Stan Voket <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 12/04/1999 11:19:14
Stan Voket writes:
> Recently there has been much discussion n the very slow "make build"
> times. It seems that remaking the OS is an application for a parallel make
> scheme. I would be uncertain how to implement this but I'd like to
> stimulate discussion. Perhaps if the make build could be distributed among
> several machines on a LAN then it could be distributed to interested
> participants around the Internet. We then could have our snapshots in 20
> minutes instead of 5 days.
> Any ideas on this?

Yeah, just setup a cheap PC (e.g, celeron 466) and cross-compile it in
1-2 hours.