groan: installation

Jeff Sturm
Sat Nov 2 18:47:00 GMT 2002

On Sat, 2 Nov 2002, Bryce McKinlay wrote:
> > What seems to take the time (at least on my machine) is the _install_
> > of all the header files and the building of the eventual .so libs.
> One thing I do is to hack the top level configure to use /bin/install
> instead of This makes the header installation much faster.

A trick I use when hacking libgcj is "make install-exec" from the libjava
directory when I am confident that the headers are already installed and
haven't changed.

But yes, building is painfully slow.  I have no good ideas for
that.  A faster libtool would be nice...


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