[webkit-dev] Tips to build faster on Mac?
youennf at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 08:24:20 PDT 2018
If you have a full build and made changes to WebCore, you might only need
to recompile WebCore. With make for instance, one can do:
make d -C Source/WebCore
On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 6:55 AM Danyao Wang <danyao at chromium.org> wrote:
> 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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