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

Filip Pizlo fpizlo at apple.com
Wed Mar 27 00:49:34 PDT 2013

On Mar 26, 2013, at 9:56 PM, Brent Fulgham <bfulgham at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 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.

I also would prefer full paths even if I still had to unique-ify the names themselves.  But I'd prefer not to have to unique-ify the names; it's awkward for me.

> Thanks,
> -Brent
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