[webkit-dev] Dependency tracking in the Qt build system

Peter Kasting pkasting at google.com
Wed Aug 12 22:56:00 PDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 10:10 PM, Joe Mason<joe.mason at torchmobile.com>
> wrote:
> > Shouldn't buildbots always be doing a from-scratch build to ensure a
> clean
> > environment anyway?
> My experience is that most buildbots do incremental builds.
> Minimizing cycle time is key to making the buildbot useful.

Plus, if buildbots never did incremental builds, problems like this one
would be much harder to notice, making life difficult on developers (who
certainly do incremental builds).

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