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

Hugo Parente Lima hugo.lima at openbossa.org
Tue Mar 26 13:46:44 PDT 2013

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 01:40:56 PM Dirk Pranke wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Benjamin Poulain 
<benjamin at webkit.org>wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 1:20 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote
> > 
> >> If we have consensus that we should just switch to paths relative to
> >> Source (or maybe a couple different options), that would be (IMO) a big
> >> win. It sounds like Daniel & co. have already done the big bang
> >> conversion.
> > 
> > I think using full path would be a serious hit regarding hackability.
> > 
> > I would rather spend some time tweaking my compiler to cache each
> > directory content than waste time finding where is every single header I
> > need to include.
> Interesting. I have the exact opposite experience, having to paw around to
> figure out where "Font.h" actually lives rather than just seeing
> "WebCore/platform/graphics/Font.h".
> At any rate, to be clear, I would be in favor of that change but I'm not
> expecting it to happen :).

"I would be in favor of that change but I'm not expecting it to happen :)"

This summarizes my feel on any attempt to do a relative big change on WebKit 

> -- Dirk
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