I want to time how long it takes to compile the latest version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. I have downloaded the SRPMs from the Red Hat's FTP server.
How do I time how long it takes to compile all of the packages?
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I'm not going to blow up my workstation for days on end by testing this, but given a directory of SRPMS I don't see why this wouldn't work:
Create a build environment and and set up a long chain of
*Assuming you're not modifying any packages.
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