From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-20 10:38:43
Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:
> Reece Dunn wrote:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>>Wow, harsh. The numbers aside, I think his commentary is rather
>> I thought it was harsh as well. Here are a few comments:
> One other comment on the tests... They don't mention the build system
> vs. compile times. In game development, yes that's one of the things I
> did/do, the overall build times completely overshadow the time spent by
> the build system itself.
> And another... The slow build times for Windows are likely due to the
> creation of the temporary *.BAT files. Windows is terribly slow at new
> file creation.
Maybe we should be writing and reusing a pool of .bat files, then?
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