make buildworld.........24 hours????

Subhro subhro.kar at
Fri Oct 29 22:24:58 PDT 2004

On Fri, 29 Oct 2004 19:30:28 -0500, Aaron P. Martinez <ml at> wrote:
> I have an amd k6II 500 machine with 32 megs of ram, 20 gig 7200 rpm hard
> drive which i just installed fresh with FBSD 5.3RC1 on the whole disk,
> no boot loader.

Thats not too much RAM, although the processor would not complain.
What is the amount of SWAP space you created?

> PS...i see a lot of this as it's building....
> /usr/src/gnu/lib/libstdc++/../../../contrib/libstdc++/src/ warning: -ffunction-sections disabled; it makes profiling impossible

Thats all right. You need not worry about it. I would recommend you to
refer to /etc/defaults/make.conf and disable all thoes sections of the
base tree (for example bind, sendmail and a few other in my case)
which you dont intend to use. Also turn of Profiled libraries as they
are not required by a non developer. Also make sure you use the
correct CFLAGS and the processor type. But don't tighten the screw too
much ;-)


Subhro Sankha Kar
School of Information Technology
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