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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: Speeding up G3.0 build time
Date Thu, 23 Jun 2011 22:09:27 GMT
Hi Russell,

I for one really appreciate you putting in the time and effort on these docs.  It's all too
easy to think that since it works for me it will work the same for others and not document
what is actually needed.

david jencks

On Jun 23, 2011, at 2:35 PM, Russell E Glaue wrote:

> On 06/23/2011 12:06 PM, Russell E Glaue wrote:
>> On 06/22/2011 04:49 PM, David Jencks wrote:
>>> I've had disk thrashing up my build times from ~30 min to ~2 hours, but never
this much.  I have no evidence but would suspect a DNS problem resulting in multiple DNS timeouts
for each module.
>>> Do you have a more-memory-endowed machine on this network you could try a build
on to see if it's faster?
>>> thanks
>>> david jencks
>> I got another server in our lab, and put 2GB of memory in it. It has a single
>> 2.4GHz dual-core CPU. I'll run a build on it, and we can compare.
>> -RG
> I ran the build with an empty maven repository on the machine spec'ed above.
> The results are:
> [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [INFO] Total time: 94 minutes 7 seconds
> [INFO] Finished at: Thu Jun 23 16:40:50 EDT 2011
> [INFO] Final Memory: 626M/935M
> [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Much better!
> I updated the wiki docs with this spec as the suggest minimal configuration of a
> build machine, reflected the build times, and compared it with the 1GB build
> machine configuration I tested and reported earlier.
> Thanks for everyone help and tips!
> The GMOxDEV build docs are all up to date now, and hopefully useful enough to
> answer most questions about building G3.0.
> -RG

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