[very OT] Minimising system compiling time

Sami Samhuri sami at no-eff-eks.com
Wed Apr 6 12:12:55 CEST 2005

* On Tue Apr-05-2005 at 03:50:33 PM -0700, Sami Samhuri said:
> * On Tue Apr-05-2005 at 12:56:37 PM -0700, Brian J. Tarricone said:
> > Peter Humphrey wrote:
> > 
> > >I'm running Gentoo on a dual-Opteron box and from time to time I decide
> > >to recompile the entire system - absolutely everything on the disk apart
> > >from a handful of binary packages. Needless to say, this takes a long
> > >time, and I'd like to find the best setup for shortening it.
> > >
> > Simple solution: stop wasting your time and don't recompile your 
> > system.  There's really no reason to do so,
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Stop giving us Gentoo users a bad name!
> (ha ha, only serious...)

I forgot a big :) when I wrote this. I did not mean it in a bad way.
Half joking, half "why do that?!" but you've explained the second
part... (whether or not I agree w/ your solution is another thing...)

Sami Samhuri
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