[clug] Anyone want to give a talk for this week's CLUG meeting?

David Tulloh david at tulloh.id.au
Tue Jan 22 11:50:08 GMT 2008

Brett Worth wrote:
> Adam Jenkins wrote:
>> Yeah 8 hours sounds odd to me but I haven't compiled a new kernel; just
>> added sources to compile madwifi.
> For the sake of the exercise I just downloaded, did a make oldconfig
> and a "time make -j2" on my laptop and it took ~23 minutes.  This produced the kernel and
> 1706 modules.
> Hardly 8 hours.
Maybe if you were using distcc over a 2G mobile phone modem.
Or translating the C into machine code by hand.

When I last tried to compile X (several years ago) it took somewhere 
near 8 hours, that was an overnight job.


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