My make buildworld FreeBSD 6.0R amd64 test
martin at gneto.com
Mon Nov 28 12:18:55 GMT 2005
Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> For the starters, you're compiling two different sets of files,
> one for i386 and another for amd64. You'd better compare the
> same set.
I'm compiling the same thing, a full buildworld of FreeBSD 6.0/amd64.
I'm even using the same disk/installation for all tests. (except the
opteron). There is no i386 code here execpt the compatibility libraries.
> This can be done (approximately) by doing a cross-build
> for say i386: "make -jN buildworld TARGET_ARCH=i386".
The we're using a 32-bit compiler in some tests and a 64-bit one in
other tests what will that show?
> Also, given the amount of memory that you have in these machines,
> it shouldn't be a problem to put /usr/src and /usr/obj onto a
> memory disk.
I'll make a run with a mfs so I can see how much that will improve things.
Please take another look at the page.
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