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Re: Bootstrap time on MS-Windows (was: Two strange messages while buildi
Re: Bootstrap time on MS-Windows (was: Two strange messages while building Emacs on MS-Windows)
Sat, 08 Dec 2012 14:36:55 +0200
> Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2012 12:17:39 +0100
> From: Dani Moncayo <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> > How much time does it take you to bootstrap, btw? And on what
> > machine?
> For the record: on my laptop (Intel Core i5-2410M @ 2.30GHz), these
> are the times of a "mingw32-make -j8 bootstrap" (preceded by a
> "mingw32-make distclean" + "configure ..."):
> * emacs-24 branch --> 30 min. 42 sec.
> * trunk --> 29 min. 41 sec.
> C:\emacs>mingw32-make --version
> GNU Make 3.82.90
> C:\emacs>gcc --version
> gcc (GCC) 4.7.2
Core i5 has only 2 cores, so "-j5" seems to be more appropriate.
Eventually, only testing will tell, since memory and disk speed are
And yes, GCC 4.7.2 takes twice as long as my ancient 3.4.4. But I
still think you can do better than 31 min.