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Re: 'make' in endless loop


Well, I am on an e-machines. So right there it's as if I'm running a
computer from 2012 BC.  My results this time were 2m20.038s (real),
1m17.877s (user), 0m3.340s (system) just doing make clean; time make.
The results were similar for make clean; time make

Also this morning, I had some other cpu-intensive programs running, so
that's probably a factor. So if you're on a low-end consumer machine, I
would make sure that nothing else is running at the same time. Just to
guarantee that it's getting the most out of the cpu.

Have a great day:)

On Sat, 2012-05-26 at 19:40 -0500, Kevin Godby wrote: 
> Hello, everyone.
> To Jim: I didn't see anything in your logs that indicated a
> show-stopping error. The logs that you and Hannie posted are typical.
> On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 7:27 PM, Patrick Dickey <pdickeybeta@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Glad you got it sorted out. I was thinking that mine took about 20
> > minutes or so (just doing make ubuntu-manual-en_US.pdf). As for the
> > errors, I think it depends on what they are. The ones that say things
> > like marginpar moved on page xx or whatnot, are more informational than
> > anything.
> 20 minutes?  Wow!  It sounds like something odd is happening.  When I
> run it, it takes less than a minute:
> $ make clean; time make
> real	0m34.664s
> user	0m38.690s
> sys	0m1.916s
> If it's consistently taking folks a long time to build the PDF, let me
> know and I'll try to help you troubleshoot the issue.  It really
> shouldn't take more than a couple minutes at the most.  (Our manual
> isn't *that* complicated and LaTeX is quite speedy. It was designed
> over 30 years ago, after all, and our computers have gotten a bit
> faster since then.)
> --Kevin

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