[lfs-support] Differenfe Between the GCC of Chapter 5 and the one of Chapter 6

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 12:18:56 PDT 2016

Michele Bucca wrote:
> Il 31 ott 2016 7:47 PM, "Bruce Dubbs" <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> ha scritto:
>> Michele Bucca wrote:
>>> waiting 79 SBU to let gcc compile is a little too much for me. i plan to
> do
>>> multiple builds of LFS. i want to experiment with the book.
>> 79 SBU includes tests.  Skip the tests.  Also, save /mnt/lfs/tools from
> Chapter 5 and reuse it for your experiments.
>> And BTW, don't top post on this list. Do like the footer says.

> Sorry, I was in hurry and i did not notice that I was top-posting.

It's also useful when you are using a non-standards compliant email client 
like yours to delete the quoted footer.

> How much time can i save by skipping tests? How much SBUs does it take
> to compile without tests?

I don't know that in SBU, but a Core2Duo using 1 core takes about 30 
minutes.  On a i7-5820K CPU @ 3.30GHz using 10 cores, gcc without tests 
takes 283 seconds.  :)

   -- Bruce

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