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Re: reduce compilation times?
J.C. Pizarro wrote:
I'd like to think, at least in the GCC case, that there are plenty of
good folk to steer things in the right direction. Could be wrong, but
so far GCC has been a fairly reliable toolsuite.
Anyways, most OSS projects routinely violate most basic rules of proper
software development. About the only thing they get right is they at
least use some form of revision and bug control. Firefox is another
beast. OpenOffice is a much more annoying offender.
Repairing the development's violations is not an offense.
It's a good solution to try repair the violated rules of software development.
Unlike the anthem of the bazaar not all projects are helped by having
1000s of unqualified hands in the pot. I'm not a compiler designer.
Just because I can design and write software doesn't mean I should be
engineering a compiler project. So we have to trust that the people who
own/maintain the tree are actually going to make things better.
And in the end, it's not perfect, but honestly what is? All I'd like to
see if people can easily help avoid bad development practices, why not?