SBU will probably not work with low memory (was Re: Collecting SBUs now)

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Tue May 28 06:49:30 PDT 2002

On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 01:36:22PM +0100, Rui Ferreira wrote:
> Gerard is now collecting SBU's.
> Bash = 70sec (1 SBU)
> Binutils = 137sec  = 1.96 (but rounded to 2 SBU's)
> Binutils is way larger than 1.96 * Bash.
> By your idea one could think something like 8 SBU's
> We're yet to find out more about this since both packages fit at a
> corner of Gerard's computer memory.
> 70sec could be 5secCPU + 65secHD
> 137sec could be 20secCPU + 117secHD
> We'll see how good SBU's are when someone reaches the end of a lfs.

Yes I realize all of this. That's why we're doing this test. Speculating
isn't going to help us. We just need to see actual numbers and see how well
or how bad it works.
Gerard Beekmans

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