[webkit-dev] WebCore Build Times

Benbuck Nason bnason at netflix.com
Tue Jun 8 16:38:58 PDT 2010


For what it's worth I created "all-in-one" source files where they
didn't already exist (css, dom, editing, history, etc.), and was able to
drop my full rebuild time to a couple of minutes.


On 6/8/2010 3:17 PM, Eric Seidel wrote:
> Has anyone spent any time trying to reduce the number of includes in
> WebCore?  I know we have:
> https://trac.webkit.org/browser/trunk/WebKitTools/Scripts/find-extra-includes
> But I feel like we still have way too many unnecessary includes.  I
> failed to find any tools for reducing build times or includes with my
> brief Google searching.  But perhaps others have looked into this
> problem for WebKit or other projects?
> On my Intel Core 2 Duo MBP a full build takes over 1 hour.  5 years
> ago, on my g4 laptop a full build took around 40m.  :(  We seem to be
> slowly moving in the wrong direction.
> -eric
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