Rakudo builds are unbearably slow with 2.9.0 (somewhat urgent)

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Oct 19 16:40:59 UTC 2010

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 11:22:01AM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> Today several of us have been building Rakudo with the Parrot
> 2.9.0 release and finding that it is taking an extremely long time --
> much longer than previously.

Here's a table with additional and updated timings on my system.  
#perl6 suspects that r49557 is the culprit (see also TT #1829).

  Rakudo    Parrot         Time needed for rakudo's "make"
  2010.09   49192 2.8.0    03m44s
  f17e400   49387          04m16s
  f17e400   49541          04m24s
  f17e400   49556          04m20s
  f17e400   49575 2.9.0    26m41s


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