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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-21 08:30:20

Bojan Resnik <resnikb_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> > 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?
> Perhaps another thing to do would be to use the same batch file to
> compile several source files with same properties. I suppose most
> compilers support multiple source files in the command line.

That's been in the pipeline "forever," but it's an independent issue.

Someone emailed me privately to say that we could pipe our commands
into cmd without ever creating a .bat file. That's an interesting
idea; I'm not sure how to implement it though.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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