[webkit-dev] Build system update

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Wed Mar 23 14:17:42 PDT 2011

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Peter Kasting <pkasting at chromium.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> Indeed.  I suspect (2) and (3) are worth doing regardless.
> AFAIK, gyp currently always regenerates everything and then compares the new
> versions to the old to see if it actually needs to touch the files on disk.
>  This seems safe but slow.

My plan is to use a make-like system to stat the input files and
compare the last-modified date with the output files.  That approach
seems to work well for other aspects of the build system.


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