|how to increase compilation performance email@example.com (Thomas GÃ¤nshirt) (1999-02-05)|
|Re: how to increase compilation performance firstname.lastname@example.org (1999-02-07)|
|Re: how to increase compilation performance email@example.com (Charles E. Bortle, Jr.) (1999-02-10)|
|Re: how to increase compilation performance firstname.lastname@example.org (Charles.E.Bortle@dfw-ixnews9.ix.netcom.com,Jr.) (1999-02-12)|
|Re: how to increase compilation performance email@example.com (Stephen J Bevan) (1999-02-15)|
|From:||"Charles E. Bortle, Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||10 Feb 1999 16:03:47 -0500|
"Thomas Gänshirt" <email@example.com> wrote:
>I have implemented a compiler for ST/IL running on an automation
>system. Now I have the job to make the compiler as fast as possible
>for the case, that a programmer changes his source only "a little". An
>idea was to split the source into small pages and only to rebuild the
>modified and affected ones.
>Does anybody of you has experience with incremental compilers? Or can
>you recommend any information sources? I tried to make a design, but
>it seems quite complicated to find out, which fragments of the source
>have to be recompiled.
You might have a look at the book Writing Interactive Compilers And
Interpreters, by P.J. Brown, John Wiley & Sons, 1979, ISBN 0 471 27609
X. Brown discusses incremental compilers.
[I'd love to get a copy of that book. It's long out of print. -John]
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