Overdone rescue cleaning as part of buildworld?

Nate Lawson nate at root.org
Tue Jul 15 12:21:34 PDT 2003

On Tue, 15 Jul 2003, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> David O'Brien wrote:
> > Gordon, 'make world' times have climbed up to over 1 hour on a machine
> > that used to do it in 25 minutes.  Can you please commit to understanding
> > how /resuce is build and optimizing it ...
> Just out of curiosity, I timed 'buildworld' to
> see what impact /rescue really has.  These are
> all approximate timings on my desktop machine:
> without /rescue: 47:30
> with original /rescue: 50:12
> with optimized /rescue: 50:10

My machine is a laptop and thus disk IO is a killer.  Your numbers are
much better than what I've seen.


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