How long does it take you to compile wine?

Eric Pouech eric.pouech at
Sun Jun 1 06:50:58 CDT 2008

Dan Kegel a écrit :
> Way back five years ago, we all compared notes on how
> long it took to build Wine on our systems.
> Today I measured it on a new computer (with a spiffy
> new Intel dual core e7200 processor with 2GB of RAM,
> ).
> Result: ... it takes me a bit longer today on this machine (11 minutes)
> to build as it did then on a dual cpu hot rod (8 minutes).
> I guess Moore's Law isn't quite keeping up with Wine's code growth :-)
I used to compiled it over 30minutes...
now I barely wait... 6mn26s

make -j5, Q6600 @ 2.4GHz
gcc version also matters (4.2.3 for me)

Eric Pouech
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