How it works...

The accuracy of the data depends on the download directory, DL_DIR, and the shared state cache directory, SSTATE_DIR, existing on the same partition or volume, so you may need to configure them accordingly if you are planning to use the build data.

An example build-stats file looks like the following:

Host Info: Linux langabe 4.10.0-30-generic #34~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Aug 2 02:13:56 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 
Build Started: 1502529685.16                                                     
Uncompressed Rootfs size: 93M   /opt/yocto/fsl-community-bsp/wandboard/tmp/work/wandboard-poky-linux-gnueabi/core-image-minimal/1.0-r0/rootfs 
Elapsed time: 101.87 seconds                                                     
CPU usage: 47.8% 

Inside each package, we have a list of tasks; for example, for ncurses-6.0+20161126-r0, we have the following ...

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