[webkit-dev] Tips to build faster on Mac?
danyao at chromium.org
Fri Mar 16 06:54:35 PDT 2018
Thanks Brian for the Xcode UI tip! So far I've always used build-webkit. I
didn't realize there could be a difference.
On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 6:01 PM, Brian Burg <bburg at apple.com> wrote:
> > On Mar 15, 2018, at 1:58 PM, Danyao Wang <danyao at chromium.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Being new to WebKit development (and also switching from Linux to Mac),
> I find my workflow relatively clumsy. Building on a fresh checkout usually
> takes me 20+ minutes even on my 12-core Mac Pro. Fastest incremental builds
> are ~2 minutes. This adds a lot to the develop / test / debug cycle.
> These build times seem normal. WebKit is a big project, and we don’t use
> CMake/ninja by default when building for Cocoa ports.
> Are you building via build-webkit on the command line? In my experience,
> incremental builds are faster via Xcode’s UI.
> > I heard the good folks from Igalia working on the GTK port use icecc.
> Has anyone used this on Mac? Any other productivity tips?
> > Thanks!
> > Danyao
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