On Thursday 03 November 2005 16:27, Duncan wrote:
> Hemmann, Volker Armin posted
> <200511031222.04016.volker.armin.hemmann@...>, excerpted
> below, on Thu, 03 Nov 2005 12:22:03 +0100:
> > Os is 'forbidden' for glibc, because there were some gcc bugs, that
> > miscompiled glibc with Os.
> I've actually run an -Os compiled glibc here (hacked the ebuild to
> remove the filterflags/replaceflags/stripflags calls) for some time, no
> noticed issues (tho I haven't tried it with gcc-4.x yet).
> However, it's unsupported, and because glibc is linked by virtually
> everything, I couldn't be sure whether problems I might have were due to
> it or not. The thing that switched me back was attempting to trace down
> why xorg had quite responding to CTRL-ALT-Fx VT-switch commands. I later
> found out it was a known issue with that version on some configs, fixed in
> a later version, but glibc is too big a compile (expecially when it's
> compiled twice, once for 32-bit and once for 64-bit, up to four times for
> those poor folks running nptl without nptl-only, just the two compiles
> here, with a dual Opteron, is long, can't imagine four compiles on a
> single CPU...
it is not so bad with a co and without ntplonly
genlop -t glibc
Sat Sep 24 07:51:46 2005 >>> sys-libs/glibc-2.3.5-r1
merge time: 1 hour, 14 minutes and 49 seconds.
Tue Oct 4 23:12:51 2005 >>> sys-libs/glibc-2.3.5-r1
merge time: 1 hour, 18 minutes and 56 seconds.
Fri Oct 7 04:43:40 2005 >>> sys-libs/glibc-2.3.5-r2
merge time: 1 hour, 53 minutes and 50 seconds.
Fri Oct 28 05:52:35 2005 >>> sys-libs/glibc-2.3.5-r3
merge time: 1 hour, 36 minutes and 1 second.
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