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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-20 17:24:05

Ali Azarbayejani <ali_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Are we sure this one wasn't due to header scanning? AFAIK we haven't
>> turned on the header dependency cache yet. That's so trivial to do
>> that it seems like low-hanging fruit.
>> In fact, Ali can check this himself. Just set HCACHEFILE in your
>> environment or on the bjam command-line to something like "./.jamdeps"
>> The first build thereafter should be slow but the rest should go faster.
> I tried this
> bjam -sHCACHEFILE=./.jamdeps link=static
> It built the project and created the .jamdeps file.
> But when I ran the exact same command again, I still get a 3-minute
> do-nothing delay.

I guess it wasn't a question of dependency scanning then.

Dave Abrahams
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