Has the time come to get rid of the "delivering" of public headers?
bjoern.michaelsen at canonical.com
Tue Feb 21 09:14:19 PST 2012
On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 03:39:25PM +0100, Michael Stahl wrote:
> On 21/02/12 11:59, Michael Meeks wrote:
> would need to try that out on Windows, but my guess is that even if it
> doesn't blow out command line length limits (which could be worked
> around with a response file) it'll make the Windows build a lot slower
> because compiler has to try out all include paths (well statistically
> half of them but that is bad enough) for every included files, and those
> file accesses take forever on Windows.
IIRC, Mathias Bauer benchmarked that once and noted that on Windows each added
path has a significant impact on buildtime, so you really dont what to go
laissez-faire with those. Also the order of -I-switches can be quite important.
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