[distcc] Re: separating compiler and assembler: benchmarks
mbp at sourcefrog.net
Tue Mar 4 00:05:19 GMT 2003
On 3 Mar 2003, "Stuart D. Gathman" <stuart at bmsi.com> wrote:
> Martin Pool wrote:
> >>gcc on AIX with no help 52.2 secs
> >>remote cc1, local as without -pipe 9.9 secs
> >>distcc (remote cc1+as, projected) 8.0 secs
> >>remote cc1, local as with -pipe 5.3 secs
> >>The regex.c file is 185530 bytes, regex.o is 37753 bytes, and the regex.s
> >>output of cc1 is 112049 bytes. The projected distcc time is based on the
> >>time to run 'as' locally and the smaller size of regex.o vs regex.s.
> >I'm not sure that projection is realistic though. Running as remotely
> >will certainly be ~20 times faster than running it on the AIX
> >machine. A better estimate of remote cc1+as would be to just measure
> >cc1 and say that running as is negligible.
> That's what I did. I assumed that as woudl take 0 time on the
> volunteer. It takes a bit less than a second locally. The other second
> is for the smaller output file.
Can you please explain in more detail how you're measuring or
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