[lfs-dev] Automake SBUs may be incorrect

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 08:58:33 PDT 2015

Douglas R. Reno wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> As part of my most recent build (A LFS 7.7 on VMWare, 64bit for BLFS
> Development), I decided to run the Automake test suite. I normally do not
> do this, however I figured I would try it out. I ran "make -j4 check" and I
> still ended up with 60 SBUs (6 hours at 10 minutes per SBU). This could be
> related to the fact that I was using VMWare. I was also using a LiveCD for
> the construction of the system (SystemRescueCD with the addition of Bison
> and Texinfo).
> On a side note, I am building another 7.7 system on my laptop (LFS 7.6,
> KDE) and I am getting a value of 9 minutes and 40 seconds. I am hoping that
> once I am into the new system that the SBU time is faster.

The SBUs are not very repeatable across systems, but it's the best we have.
   -- Bruce

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