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

Brent Fulgham bfulgham at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 21:56:40 PDT 2013


On Mar 26, 2013, at 1:50 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:

>> 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".
> On TextMate or Xcode, all I need need to is to type in Font.h and they'll automatically find the right file for me.
> I'll be annoyed if people started using same filenames in multiple directories (this has already happened :( ) because then various tools will start listing multiple files from all those directories.

This can be a problem for implementation files, too, at least under windows. Can I share the joy of tracking down linker errors due to multiple compilation units with the name "Foo.obj" :)

That said, I really do prefer the segmented include paths for the same reasons Dirk shared.


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