[lfs-dev] Automake SBUs may be incorrect

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Wed Mar 18 09:18:04 PDT 2015

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 10:58:33AM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 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
Personally, I would never believe the SBU from running in a VM.

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