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From Phillip Hellewell <>
Subject Re: My first plugin to build dependencies from source
Date Wed, 20 Oct 2010 21:24:34 GMT
On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Anders Hammar <> wrote:
>> 2. Avoid downloading binary packages (for remote employees it may be
>> faster to build the code than to download binaries).
> I very much doubt that! Performing a build will take time to compile and
> test (don't forget the unit tests) as well as downloading test dependencies,
> which aren't downloaded otherwise.

You'd be surprised how big some static libs can get :)

But anyway, it doesn't matter.  #1 is the real/main goal.


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