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Re: PCH support

From: Olaf van der Spek
Subject: Re: PCH support
Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 17:10:20 +0100

On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 4:20 PM, Miles Bader <address@hidden> wrote:
> Dave Hart <address@hidden> writes:
>> True, but most C/C++ #includes orders of magnitudes more lines than
>> they contain themselves, so assuming the source code is rearranged to
>> have a "precomp.h" containing the bulk of #includes, the compile will
>> be notably faster.
> Faster enough to be worth the annoyance for the developer of twisting
> his source code to fit the "pch style" (which seems notably uglier)?

I'm not sure what twisting you're referring too though.

> Machines are very fast these days,

Build times are still too long.

> and even using tons of big headers,
> C++ parsing doesn't seem such a big deal as it maybe used to.
> [AFAICT, slow compilation seems far more often connected with

Did you benchmark PCH?


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