RFC: Primary architecture promotion requirements

Andy Grover agrover at redhat.com
Tue Mar 20 20:14:30 UTC 2012

On 03/20/2012 09:15 AM, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> Looking at last gcc build times (not unusual, though I really remember
> arm taking much longer than that, e.g. 4.7.0-0.11.fc17 took almost 17 hours
> on both arm architectures), from
> http://*koji.fedoraproject.org/packages/gcc/4.7.0/0.20.fc17/data/logs/*/state.log :
> i686		4h18m
> x86_64		1h25m
> ppc 		4h12m
> ppc64		4h16m
> s390		6h27m
> s390x		6h04m
> armv5tel	26h20m
> armv7hl		24h17m
> So even speeding this up twice means it is still 2x slower than the
> slowest other secondary architecture.

Can Koji use distcc for ARM arches? Would that speedup be enough to make
ARM build competitive with others?

-- Andy

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