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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][build]Stale object files are linked to DRLVM
Date Tue, 10 Oct 2006 22:53:29 GMT

Gregory Shimansky wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 October 2006 04:56 Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> Gregory Shimansky wrote:
>>> On Friday 06 October 2006 18:24 Salikh Zakirov wrote:
>>>>> I'm actually not.  Were there an additional 24 hours in a day.... 
>>>>> There is a whole list of reasons why I'm not a fan of the current
>>>>> system, including maintainability as well as performance.  (Building
>>>>> classlib takes far less time that DRLVM on windows, for reasons I find
>>>>> utterly perplexing...)
>>>> Well, performance-wise, using 'make' will not make DRLVM build any
>>>> faster, mainly because it is hard (if at all possible) to take advantage
>>>> of compile-many-cpp-files-by-single-compiler-command mode available in
>>>> MSVC and Intel compilers.
>>> It has its own disadvantages like all object files are put in the same
>>> place, so no name duplication can happen. It also doesn't allow fixing
>>> compilation problems in some particular subdirectory because ant requires
>>> running only from the top level for all file tree.
>> Um.  Have you looked at class library lately?  Sure, there are root
>> points, but it's no larger a unit than the DRLVM component.
> It compiles 3 times faster than drlvm :)

Yes, that's been my contention for a while.  But I was noting that you 
can have subtrees that build with both make and ant.

>>> The only valid reason for ant build system I think is that make requires
>>> cygwin, mingw or some emulation of bash/make/sed environment of fileutils
>>> and binutils on windows.
>> Hm?  I don't need that for classlib....
> I actually meant ant build for drlvm. For classlib as for building java ant is 
> very good.

Ah :)


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