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Re: too long to build kernel

[Andreas Orfanos]
> I hope I post this to the right list.

debian-user is probably the right list, actually.

> The delay was not due to lots of new modules, it was clear that the
> incremental list of compiled components on the screen was moving up
> slow. I remember kernel builds where ultra fast, couldn't watch on
> screen what it was compiled.

My guess is that you used a different compiler last time.
Specifically, gcc-2.95 is much faster than any newer gcc version,
although I understand the 4.x series promises to regain some of that
lost efficiency.

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