Build Acceleration

Posted on Friday, Mar 31, 2023
In this episode, we discuss how to make your builds go faster.

Show Notes

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How can you make your builds go faster? Some of the ideas we discuss in this episode:

  • C/C++
    • the problem of headers
    • Clang CI tools
    • parallel builds
    • ccache/distc
    • linking technologies
  • get a new workstation (the easiest way to speed up builds)
  • Yocto
    • Yoe defaults to fast defaults where possible
    • sstate
    • Memory requirements per core – 4G RAM/Physical Core

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Cliff Brake

Cliff Brake

Cliff has been developing products for a long time. See BEC and Github for more information.

Khem Raj

Khem Raj

Khem is an OpenEmbedded maintainer.