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Subject: Re: [boost] [Beast] Questions Before Review
From: Robert (r.firl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-30 18:53:03

On 6/25/2017 5:02 PM, Robert Ramey via Boost wrote:
> 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

I too am missing something regarding compilation time. A C# web
site takes roughly five seconds to, "Build." Then launching it within
Visual Studio adds more time, coming up to around one minute and
sometimes more, until the browser completes rendering the page.


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