compilation of openmoko platform

ramsesoriginal ramsesoriginal at
Thu Aug 16 12:29:20 CEST 2007

On 8/16/07, Al Johnson <openmoko at> wrote:
> On Thursday 16 August 2007, Ashok Kumar wrote:
> > Hi
> > I am eager to develop some apps for neo. I was trying to compile
> > openmoko platform using MokoMakefile. It took almost 12 hours(in P4
> > 3.2Ghz 512 RAM) in the compilation of alsa-lib. still it did not
> > finish. How long will it take to compile in an average system? I just
> > read 7 hours somewhere. Did i forget somethings to do? Why is it
> > taking so long to compile? Can anyone help me? Thanks in advance
> You don't say anything about your build environment so there's not a lot
> anyone can do to help. Were you using mokomakefile? The VMware image?

He's using mokomakefile (he says it), and i experienced similar issues on my
P4 2.8GHZ 1024 Mbyte Ram, Ubuntu 7.04 and Zenwalk (don't remember wich one).

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