[aur-general] Proposal: Mark packages that require significant computational power to build

alad alad at archlinux.org
Tue Apr 28 14:56:59 UTC 2020

On 05/04/2020 23:13, Paul Hentschel wrote:
> On 4/3/20 6:55 PM, Loui Chang wrote:
>> Neat idea but too arbitrary unless you can figure out a way to quantify or
>> measure an 'intensity score' in a scientific manner.
> Linux From Scratch uses a Standard Build Unit (SBU) to quantify build
> times. They chose to use the time it takes to build binutils as the SBU.
> All other package compile times are expressed relative to it.

Just add a marker whenever the project uses C++. 😶


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