[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)

Keith Miller keith_miller at apple.com
Tue Aug 29 16:49:21 PDT 2017

> On Aug 29, 2017, at 4:20 PM, Alicia Boya García <aboya at igalia.com> wrote:
> On 08/30/2017 12:00 AM, Keith Miller wrote:
>> The automated system should handle your concern about bundling similar .cpp files together. The proposed system bundles by directory and also sorts the files in those directories when dividing up the files. Is there any reason to think that we would not do roughly the same thing if we were bundling by hand?
> As long as the sets are generated consistently that approach should be
> equally fine and indeed it would reduce the burden for contributors. You
> may need at least a file to write exceptions (files not to be included
> in any bundle) though.

Yeah, that’s probably inevitable. We’ll probably have them both for build correctness issues and for build time issues (or in the case of B3LowerToAir.cpp both).

> -- Alicia.

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