[webkit-dev] build time - lion vs mountain lion - 200% slowdown

Glenn Adams glenn at skynav.com
Fri Jul 27 18:29:16 PDT 2012

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 2:40 PM, Mark Rowe <mrowe at apple.com> wrote:

> On 2012-07-27, at 13:33, Glenn Adams <glenn at skynav.com> wrote:
> > Just upgraded from Lion to Mountain Lion (and XCode 4.4). Clean build
> time went from 29mins to 1h 29mins on a new 2.6GHz 16GB MacBook Pro 15"
> Retina. You might want to hold off on an upgrade unless you enjoy waiting
> for builds.
> You didn't mention what port of WebKit you're building, but I'm going to
> assume you're building the Mac port. I suspect there's something isolated
> to your system that's caused this problem (low disk space? Spotlight
> indexing / Time Machine backup after the upgrade?) as I'm able to do a
> clean build on Mountain Lion on a MacBook Air in less time than what you're
> seeing. My Mac Pro's also show no obvious showdown in building relative to
> their days running Lion.

false alarm; after doing a selfupdate/upgrade on macports, build time
returned to "normal"; not sure what the dependency was though... [spotlight
was disabled, not running time machine, and 30% disk capacity, so those
weren't a factor]
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