[Mono-list] Speed up make in cygwin

Chris Howie cdhowie at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 15:24:18 EST 2008

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 2:36 PM, Andrus <kobruleht2 at hot.ee> wrote:
> I'm testing mono and msc from SVN using cygwin in Vista.
> After making minor change to one .c or .cs file,
> make;make install
> takes huge huge amout of time.
> It seems that most of time goes to traversing in directory tree.
> I do'nt want 1.1, doc, man stuff.
> How to speed up make ?

This is one of the reasons why recursive make is such an abomination.

If it was me I'd just try editing all of the doc/man stuff out of the
generated makefiles.  (I'm not sure you can remove the 1.1 stuff
without also disabling the building of mcs and friends.)

Chris Howie

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