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

Nico Weber thakis at chromium.org
Tue Mar 26 18:11:45 PDT 2013

On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 4:51 PM, Daniel Bratell <bratell at opera.com> wrote:

> Den 2013-03-26 21:20:10 skrev Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org>:
>  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.
> Not the whole conversion, no. Just enough to confirm the suspicion that it
> affects compile time in Windows.
> As other people in the thread have mentioned there are some tricky areas
> so before investing too much time in this, it seemed to be best to check
> with people with longer experience of the code if there was something we've
> missed.
> Though the conversion is scripted so it can possibly be applied to large
> portions of the source code and then the tricky areas can be manually fixed.

Can you share your scripts, so that we can measure how this changes things
on other platforms?


> /Daniel
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