Buildworld takeing a long time in 5.2.1

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat Apr 17 15:14:13 PDT 2004

On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 10:50:58PM +0100, David Dooley wrote:
> Hi,
> I have two dual processor systems with PIII 450 MHz processors both have
> internal SCSI 9 GB disk on Adaptec 2940UW controlers. One is installed with
> FreeBSD 4.9-STABLE and 1024 MB ram the other has installed FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT
> wit 512 MB ram, both boxes have 1GB of swap but neither has ever used anything
> but the absolute minimum.
> The 4.9 server has cvsup installed to sync the src, ports and dev
> repositories, this is NFS mounted to the 5.2 server and extracted to a local
> copy of the 5 src tree. The  4.9 box extracts the RELENG_4 src locally.
> On a frequent basis I buildworld and kernels for all my servers, currently on
> the 4.9 box I buildworld in approx 1:03 hours and build 3 kernels in 30 mins.
> On the 5 box I buildworld and it takes 4.5 hours and takes 1 hour to build 1
> kernel. 
> This not a problem as it all happens automatically over night, but I am
> just interested in why the disparity of the timeings

1) gcc 3.x


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