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Re: ncat's "make all"
From: David Fifield <david () bamsoftware com>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:04:22 -0700

On Thu, Sep 05, 2013 at 07:00:23PM +0200, Jacek Wielemborek wrote:
When building Ncat on my netbook, I noticed it takes quite a lot of
time to compile it because every object file change not only implies
rebuilding the file and relinking the executable, but also test
executables. Perhaps it would be a good idea to create an optional
target "make tests" and skip building the tests when a bare "make"
command is called? That would speed up building, though at the cost of
not seeing the newly introduced build errors for tests.

What's the percentage of time used to build the tests versus other
things?

Install ccache and you will be a happy man.

David Fifield
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