[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

Michael Still michaelstill at tmail.com
Wed Nov 12 11:06:56 CST 2003

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 11:21am, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> Actually, it's so my son can compile his Linux-based projects for 
> school.
> Doing them on his Linux laptop is pretty slow, and if cross-compiling 
> them
> on the Challenge would be faster-enough to make up for the set-up time, 
> it
> might be a win.  His code is in C++, I think, and the run target is
> Linux-on-i386.  Obviously, he wouldn't be able to run the stuff on the
> Challenge, but if the compilation/linking step were fast ehough, it 
> would
> make up for it.

Is there any reason he just can't do most of the dev work on the sgi 
(iterative compiles) rather than the linux and only compile once for the 
linux after most debugging is done? If its pretty standard c++ (or c) I 
would do that and live with compiling once or twice on a slow machine.
Michael Still (MichaelStill at tmail.com

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