[webkit-dev] Growing tired of long build times? Check out this awesome new way to speed up your build... soon (HINT: It's not buying a new computer)

Geoffrey Garen ggaren at apple.com
Tue Aug 29 12:48:11 PDT 2017

>> We have some preliminary data that says incremental builds will be OK, but not a full benchmark.
>> Here’s a full benchmark I propose to test incremental builds:
>> 	Start 7 days ago in SVN history. Do a clean build.
>> 	SVN update forward by 24 hours. Do an incremental build. Time this build.
>> 	Repeat 7 times. Average the results.
> How did you arrive at a day’s worth of changes being representative of a WebKit contributor’s incremental build?

I asked some people how often they svn up and they said every day.

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