I still can't believe it and I've timed it up, down and inside out.
The Dual Xeon is a $3000.00 plus box and is the highest end box you
could get from Dell not that long ago. Fastest IDE, Fastest bus etc.
We have a very large set of sources to compile 1/2 million lines or
It is all "managed" C++ code. It takes 20 minutes to build on the Dual
Xeon box (note Visual Stidio does not take advantage of the dual
My T40p does it in 11 minutes. Same exact tools and sources.
Both machines have 1 gig of memory.
The laptop has 7200 RPM drive. Xeon I'm not sure drive wise but I'm
sure it's at least 7200 RPM.
All I can think of is that this task of compiling really likes the