Fedora distribution build times

Tomasz Torcz tomek at pipebreaker.pl
Sat Jan 15 15:49:37 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 07:38:21AM -0800, John Reiser wrote:
>    This is a full rebuild of all >10k packages.  Due to the RemoveSUID
>    feature in Fedora 15, mock can no longer use tmpfs buildroots, meaning
>    this run takes 4 days instead of <1.  Progress?
> A slowdown by a factor of 4 is a high price to pay for the impact of RemoveSUID.
> I'd rather pay at most 30%, and not a factor of 4.

 That's the extreme corner case, caused by bug in tmpfs (lack
of filecaps?).  Upstream kernel bug, I would say.

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