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Re: configure -C by default?

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: configure -C by default?
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 19:52:24 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2010-08-04)

Hello Vincent,

* Vincent Torri wrote on Mon, Feb 07, 2011 at 07:37:57PM CET:
> On Mon, 7 Feb 2011, Eric Blake wrote:
> >On 02/06/2011 03:11 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> >>Apparently, a lot of users do not even know about configure -C aka.
> >>--config-cache which of course doesn't help Autoconf's reputation about
> >>producing configure scripts which are slow even for development.
> >>
> >>So one question would be what about making -C the default?

> >I prefer to keep it off by default, but wouldn't mind advertising that
> >(when used correctly) it does provide great speedups within a single
> >project.

> About using it correctly, is there some doc or tutorial about its usage ?

See here:
  info Autoconf "Cache Files"

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