[webkit-dev] [chromium] make build for chromium/mac (build twice as fast!) & clang for chromium/linux

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Tue Oct 25 13:55:07 PDT 2011

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 1:37 PM, Nico Weber <thakis at chromium.org> wrote:
>> build-webkit will then use make instead of xcodebuild, and
>> new-run-webkit-tests will use the make-produced binary. On my machine,
>> this reduced full build times from 17 minutes to 12 minutes (50% of
>> the original gcc & xcodebuild build time).
> I want this 30% speedup to my build times for the Apple Mac port. :)

Because I can never remember Nico's way of turning this on, you can
now generate the Makefile-based build system as follows:

./Tools/Scripts/update-webkit --chromium --make


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