RFC: Optimizing for 386 (Part 2)
dag at wieers.com
Mon Mar 28 21:50:03 UTC 2005
On Sun, 27 Mar 2005, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 12:33:04PM -0500, Paul A. Houle wrote:
> > money to spend on building a compile system, I'd seriously consider
> > getting a few 9GB SCSI drives off ebay and using them for a temp directory
> > to do compiles on.
> At current prices its even more effective IMHO to get a box with 2-4GB of RAM and
> just load the entire compile environment into ramdisk, cvs checkout the
> devel code off disk into ramdisk and build in ram
That's actually what I'm doing too with DAR. I use a bind-mounted /dev/shm
as my builddir.
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