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From: Sohail Somani (s.somani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-16 13:52:34

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of
> Alex Besogonov
> Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 10:26 AM
> To: boost-build_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [BULK] Re: Sharing is caring:
> Visual Studio ->bjam
> David Abrahams wrote:
> >> Really? You find bjam recompilation to be slower than
> Visual Studio?
> > It shouldn't be surprising. An IDE will always have an
> advantage, at
> > least if you use that IDE to edit files, because it can
> begin deciding
> > what to do the moment you save a file.
> But it should not be an order of magnitude :)
> Dependency tracking in Windows is pretty slow in BJam because NTFS is
> slow. It takes 7 seconds to initialize BJam in Windows on my
> machine but
> only 1.5 seconds in Linux.
> I think we can optimize BJam's dependency tracking by using "change
> journal" in Windows. And it doesn't even require a resident change
> tracker process.

So under which Windows versions will this apply? If that's all it is,
sounds like something straightforward doesn't it :)

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