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Subject: Re: [boost] [Beast] Questions Before Review
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-25 22:02:46

On 6/25/17 2:02 PM, Artyom Beilis via Boost wrote:
> Hello Vinnie Falco,
> I have several design questions regarding this library before the review.
> Header Only Design
> ---------------------------
> As somebody who worked with guys who do web development, it was very
> clear that compilation time is an issue.
> A simple build of http_server_small.cpp example requires about 6s(!)
> of compilation time g++ 5.4
> http_server_fast.cpp takes 7s
> In comparison entire message board containing templates code flow SQL and more
> leads to only 4s - non paralel build.
> (
> )

I'm certainly missing something here. Why is compile time of 4-7
seconds any kind of issue? When would a web developer compile the
library. Please expand on this as I'm not getting it all.

Robert Ramey

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