Re: Incremental Compilers

Calin Cascaval <>
10 May 2000 02:49:03 -0400

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From: Calin Cascaval <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 10 May 2000 02:49:03 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 00-05-033
Keywords: incremental wrote:
> Does anyone know if such compilers are available for unix environments
> and are they really much faster than the normal compilers. What is the
> status of this issue in Industry? Why do engineers in all the big
> companies spend 10-15 minutes per compilation of big images even
> though they may modify only a few lines at a time.

It is not that much the compiler as the organization of the files in
the project and the dependencies between the files. For an
interesting discussion, check:


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