ponderous 'make world' times post GCC 3.3...

Steve Ames steve at virtual-voodoo.com
Wed Aug 13 09:07:23 PDT 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Harti Brandt" <brandt at fokus.fraunhofer.de>
> I have actually two machines and two kernels: one machine runs with
> WITNESS and DIAGNOSTICS and the other without that. On both machines
> the current kernel is three times slower than the old kernel. Of course
> the debugging kernels are even slower than the non-debugging ones. But,
> the three times ratio between old and new kernels is the same on both
> machines.

Ah. Well that blows my theory :) However... in January my system took around
4 hours to do 'make world' and it still does with today's code (if I don't
debug options turned on). So I'm not sure there is a global 3x increase.


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