[Qt-creator] OT: long build time
tim at krieglstein.org
Fri Sep 26 08:18:53 CEST 2014
Am Donnerstag, 25. September 2014, 08:37:01 schrieb Duane:
> Qt 4.8.4. Creator 3.2.1 Everything is 32 bit.
> I have a couple of projects that are built on Windows (MSVC8 with Qt
> integration), Fedora 16 and Fedora 20. The two Linux boxes are in
> virtual machines using Oracle Virtual Box. The build time for a full
> rebuild on Windows is 3 minutes. The build time for both Linux boxes is
> 15 minutes.
> This is probably off topic since it could be due to the VM but I'm
> looking for any suggestions from people that have dealt with something
> similar. This seems to be the case for GUI projects. Projects that I
> have that use only qtcore don't seem to have this issue.
> Any suggestions for optimizing Creator or the VM? I have the VMs
> configured to use both of my cores and half the 4G or ram.
Where are the projects located? If they are in a virtual filesystem from the
mirrored from host i have seen problems with the timestamps, which are bad for
make based builds. Also timestamp lookups i think very slow on this niche
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