[Libreoffice] make experts: progress information?

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at suse.cz
Thu Oct 20 07:45:25 PDT 2011

On Thursday 20 of October 2011, Bjoern Michaelsen wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 08:08:53AM -0500, Norbert Thiebaud wrote:
> > maybe doing a similar things but based on $W/Module/<foo>
> > count the modules to be built (makafile loaded) and count the 'touch'
> > to $W/Module/*
> > that should give the same granularity level that the old-dmake based with
> > zenity
> Yes, but that is usually not really that useful as gbuild does not wait to
> complete one module before starting the next. You usually see gbuild
> compiling a lot of stuff and only at the end it links and touches the
> module touchtargets. So you would see very slow progress, and then it
> suddenly explodes to the finishline.

 Cmake somehow manages to have a progress indication that works quite 
reasonably, but I have no idea how it does that, whoever wants this would 
need to examine the makefiles it generates.

 Lubos Lunak
 l.lunak at suse.cz

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