Subject: Re: Need testers for strongly-buildlinked KDE2
To: Johnny Lam <>
From: Dwight Tuinstra <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/29/2001 09:33:47
On Sun, 28 Oct 2001, Johnny Lam wrote:

> I need testers for a strongly-buildlinked KDE2 package.  The packages may
> be found at:
> If you decide to do the test build, you will need to pkg_delete kdelibs and
> everything that depends on it, then enter x11/kde2 and run "make".  If you
> are able to test, especially on an a.out platform, please reply to me
> directly.
> Just to let you know what you'll be getting yourself into: building all of
> KDE2 takes about a day on my PIII-650MHz laptop with 512MB RAM.  The alpha

I've had build times of 8+ hours on an 1GHz Athlon, 512MB RAM, 
IWill 266 mobo.

That was a few OS re-installs ago and w/ FreeBSD ... but IIRC, putting
/tmp on a 128MB memory fs brought the time down to 2-3 hours.

  --Dwight Tuinstra