[cfe-dev] Hardware for building LLVM+Clang in 10-20 minutes

Anton Yartsev anton.yartsev at gmail.com
Sun Mar 31 12:02:00 PDT 2013

On 30.03.2013 2:10, Mehdi AMINI wrote:
> Hi,
> On 3/29/13 7:48 AM, Anton Yartsev wrote:
>> Hi all!
>> I have finally decided to upgrade from my old Core 2 Duo E8500, 6GB DDR2
>> 400 MHz.
>> Currently the full building+testing of llvm lasts for hours (slightly
>> faster with VS2008, slightly slower with MinGW) and makes everything 
>> lag.
>> Ideally would be happy to perform build+test for about 10-20 minutes, as
>> some fast builders do, and have no lags with other useful applications,
>> such as browsers and Acrobat, during building/testing.
>> Please can anybody advise me an appropriate hardware? Or just tell, what
>> hardware the fast buildbots are running (specifically
>> clang-native-mingw64-win7, clang-x86_64-ubuntu-gdb-75 and
>> clang-x86_64-debian-fast)?
> Using a laptop (MacBook with 16GB RAM, quad i7 @2.7 GHz, 512GB SSD) 
> the debug build (just "make -j8") with clang 3.3 is completed in 6m40s 
> (including clang/tools/extra). And after the build, "make check-all 
> -j8" takes another 2m50s.
Right away build+test took 20 minutes with new Core i7-3820 @ 3.6GHz, 
16GB DDR3-1600 RAM, VS2012.

> Mehdi


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