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From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Reducing repeated checkings
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 19:38:35
Message-Id: 201008232135.06240.alan.mckinnon@gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Reducing repeated checkings by Al
1 Apparently, though unproven, at 21:27 on Monday 23 August 2010, Al did opine
2 thusly:
3
4 > Some thoughts of the day
5 >
6 > With multicore machines compilation itself is relativly fast. The
7 > bigger part of time meanwhile is spend for the system check before
8 > compilation. Each program das it again and 90% of the checks check
9 > the same stuff.
10 >
11 > I wounder if efforts have been made to reduce this repeated checks.
12 >
13 > Al
14
15 cmake.
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17 It really does decrease the amount of time in the configure step - witness
18 KDE4.
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20 Then promptly causes a huge rash of other problems elsewhere.
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22 It's software, what were you expecting? That it should actually work?
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26 alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com

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