Re: RPi 4 build time

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Date: Sun, 23 May 2021 01:23:31 UTC
On Sat, May 22, 2021 at 04:51:31PM -0700, Mark Millard via freebsd-arm wrote:

>In general these figures are approximations of the low
>bound on a buildworld that is a (near) no-op but is
>not frequently approached in my normal activity. But
>it is rare for me to update the source tree again
>and rebuild after only a few source commits after
>what was originally rebuilt. For such, sub-half hour
>rebuilds can certainly occur via META_MODE use.
>The context happened to be the ZFS based one in all
>cases. Still no ccache use.

That's wild. I have to look at meta mode. 

My use case though mostly involves building/updating ports with
poudriere, and I'm happy it can use ccache.

Am I right in thinking meta mode is a buildworld/kernel thing only? I've
only heard of it; I know nothing about it.