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Re: [O] Org Build System (aka Makefile)

From: Bastien
Subject: Re: [O] Org Build System (aka Makefile)
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 00:27:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Hi Achim,

Achim Gratz <address@hidden> writes:

> You continue to misunderstand what I was saying or at least trying to
> say.  The primary function of Org's build system is to, well, build Org
> with the minimum fuzz.  That's what it was designed to do and that is
> what it does — it can do other things as well, but you'll have to
> configure it to do that.

This I understood perfectly :)

> Emacs does have elint
> since version 23, which is properly separated from building, but again,
> is still incomplete.  I've added two compilation methods that use elint,
> but they certainly aren't for casual use — the first one takes 25 times
> as long as a simple build and the other one 275 times.

Please refrain from adding such new targets to the Makefile for
now.  Let's settle the issue first.

> I'm not going to degrade the build performance for everyone to save a
> handful of people the bother of doing that.  If you insist, do the
> change yourself (it's defined in default.mk).

One thing I need to understand: what are the warnings that you have
when compiling within a single process and you don't when compiling
with one process per file?

The next thing I'd like to know is _why_ -- but even a rough answer
to the first question would help me take a decision about this.



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