[webkit-dev] Compiling WebKit up to 25% faster in Windows?

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Tue Mar 26 13:31:42 PDT 2013

On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 11:37 AM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Daniel Bratell <bratell at opera.com>wrote:
>> Is this something that has been talked about in the past, and would you
>> be interested in replacing the long list of directories to search for every
>> include with paths (relative some good base) directly in the include
>> directives?
> Using explicit paths to include files has been talked about in the past;
> e.g.
> https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2011-November/018632.html
> The most convincing counter argument I can remember is that it'll make
> refactoring harder because you'll have to update all #include's when you
> move headers.
> It would be great if we can figure out if this also improves the build
> time on Mac/Linux.

Another idea.  What you copied all headers into one directory (in a pre
compilation step) and used that as the single include directory?

- R. Niwa
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