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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Major engine changes
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-01 14:48:22


On 12/01/2011 11:30 AM, Moritz Hassert wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> Am Donnerstag, 1. Dezember 2011, 12:26:38 schrieb Nogradi, Chris:
>> Is that on a Linux or Windows host?
> It's an Ubuntu 11.10 host. b2 was compiled with gcc 4.6.
> The project is a collection of libraries and executables with a lot of dependencies among them. Including lots of boost headers, boost spirit among them.
> All files reside on local storage and seem to fit completely into disk cache.
> There's only a few generated sources (~20). Perhaps that's the major difference to the situation you described in your last mail?

I suspect that the most important difference is that
the handling of paths on Windows is very inefficient.
Since this was unaffected by my re-write, the speed up
on Windows is less drastic.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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