marlowsd at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 05:35:19 EDT 2010
On 08/10/2010 21:30, Vivian McPhail wrote:
> On linux x86_64 (1Gbyte RAM),
> I downloaded the 7.0.20100930 source tarball and installed.
> First, "darcs-all" and "validate" scripts are missing, which breaks
> "perl boot."
> I copied these from the HEAD and all worked well, until...
> "/usr/bin/ar" q compiler/stage2/build/libHSghc-188.8.131.5200930_p.a
> /usr/bin/ar: creating compiler/stage2/build/libHSghc-184.108.40.20600930_p.a
> "rm" -f compiler/stage2/build/libHSghc-220.127.116.1100930_p.a.contents
I'm surprised that you were building profiling libraries, that's not
normally part of validate. Did you do a plain 'make'?
> My machine spent over 12 hours grinding away the swap space and I
> finally killed the make process. This isn't a bug, but a performance
hmm, I don't see that here:
$ /usr/bin/time make FAST=YES stage2/build/libHSghc-7.1.20101008_p.a
3.59user 1.10system 0:05.16elapsed 90%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata
97376maxresident)k 0inputs+519016outputs (0major+120732minor)pagefaults
Anyway, I suggest not building the profiling libraries if you don't need
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