Improving build performance (on slow storage)

Michael Tremer michael.tremer at ipfire.org
Sat Jun 15 14:51:20 BST 2019


Cool. What was the time before?

> On 15 Jun 2019, at 11:03, Matthias Fischer <matthias.fischer at ipfire.org> wrote:
> 
>> On 13.06.2019 17:17, Michael Tremer wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 
>> I just wanted to post you an update about the build system which we have recently merged.
>> ...
> 
>> Therefore, the make.sh build script is mounting /usr/src in the build environment as a ramdisk. All source will be extracted there and the build will be performed. After the build is done, the whole ramdisk will be destroyed again.
>> ...
>> I hope this brief email makes sense...
> 
> Yes it does. ;-)
> 
> FYI:
> Last build (Core 133) here completed in 4:22:14.
> 
> Significantly faster than before.
> 
> Best,
> Matthias



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