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Re: Accelerate the 'configure' script

From: Demi Marie Obenour
Subject: Re: Accelerate the 'configure' script
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 15:47:54 -0400
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On 4/27/22 13:04, Alex Ameen wrote:
> You could setup a `` file to share across projects. This is
> where I imagine you will get the most mileage.
> But it sounds like you can probably recycle `config.cache` for a single
> pipeline assuming you aren't changing the actual configure script and
> external inputs.
> I saw your other message to the `automake` list; it sounds like you're
> trying to shave fractions of a second off of your build time. With that in
> mind I think you're inevitably going to need to go down the rabbit hole of
> learning the internals of `autotools` to get the kind of optimization you
> need.

The autotools are not designed for this level of performance.  Meson
and CMake’s Ninja generator are much more likely to achieve that.
Demi Marie Obenour (she/her/hers)

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