[Buildroot] [RFC v3 00/30] Add per-package staging feature

Fabio Porcedda fabio.porcedda at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 08:14:43 UTC 2015


On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 4:54 AM, Jérôme Oufella
<jerome.oufella at savoirfairelinux.com> wrote:
> Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
>> Could you give some hints about the performance impact of those copies
>> of the staging directory? Does it continue to make the top-level
>> parallel build thing useful?
>
> In this case, it may make sense to use file linking (cp -al)
> instead of file copy, assuming the staging spaces are on the same
> filesystem ?

My only fear if a copy will be overwritten (without using unlink),
also all the copies will be changed, so defeating the purpose of pps,
nevertheless I'm not sure if is a real problem or not.

BR
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Fabio Porcedda


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