RFC: Primary architecture promotion requirements

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Tue Mar 20 17:00:44 UTC 2012

Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> I think the speed of the build hardware should be also part of the
> criteria, as all primary architectures are built synchronously.  GCC on
> x86_64/i686 currently builds often in 2 hours, sometimes in 4 hours if a
> slower or more busy box is chosen, but on ARM it regularly builds 2 days. 
> That is a slow down factor of 12x-24x, guess for other larger packages it
> is similar.


        Kevin Kofler

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