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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: emerge world taking excessive CPU/real time
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 12:36:53 -0700
Robert Bradbury wrote:
> I commonly run:
>   emerge --pretend --update --verbose --deep --newuse world
> at least once every day to provide a list of recently updated packages
> that I need to re-emerge.
> 
> I've noticed recently (in the last 1-2 weeks) that it seems to be taking
> a very long time.  The one I've got running now has on the order of 8+
> CPU minutes which seems very long.  I think this used to take <2 minutes.

Maybe it's backtracking for some reason. If that's the case, should
see some related messages about backtracking. Please file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org and include --pretend --debug output for the
long-running dependency calculation.

> I've also noticed some chatter on the gentoo-dev list about including
> package dates in the portage database.
> 
> Has anyone else encountered this problem or have any ideas about the
> possible cause?  Could it be python version related?

I haven't seen any other reports like this. I doubt that the python
version is related.

> Versions are: portage-2.1.7.1 and Python 2.6.3 (r263:75183, Oct  3 2009,
> 02:52:55).
> 
> Thanks,
> Robert
> 
> 


-- 
Thanks,
Zac


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