[Mono-list] C#: Compiling Classes Independently - How?
mithril at me.com
Mon Jun 29 16:50:02 EDT 2009
I would really follow Charlie's advice, go with it for a while. I have a
project I work on that has 3500+ separate classes, and it only takes about
25 seconds to do a compile on the entire tree. That is one of C#/.NET's
advantages, very efficient compile times compared to C/C++.
Charlie Poole wrote:
> I remember being equally surprised when I moved from C++
> to C#. What you describe is how C++ works, but not how C# works.
> In the long run, I think you'll be much more satisfied with
> the results if you learn to adapt to this new environment.
> There are, of course, ways to simulate your C++ experience
> using modules, but you will be creating a terribly complicated
> structure and anyone who follows you on the job will not
> be thankful. :-)
> If you have real performance problems with your compiles, it
> may mean that you are putting too much into a single assembly.
> It's pretty normal for an application developed in C# to have
> multiple assemblies, which are all delivered in the same
> I suggest you try to go with the flow for a few weeks and
> then decide whether you really need to simulate your old
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>> Simply put I always develop my code in C++ by compiling each
>> file into a separate object code file and then linking them
>> together. In C# I'm struggling to see how to do this or
>> anything similar. I've tried using assemblies and modules but
>> both require me to actually deliver the assembly or module
>> with the executable. Does a mechanism exist by which a module
>> can be copied directly into the executable image and thus let
>> me delete the .netmodule files and still run? If not is there
>> a sensible CLI mechanism to allow C# programs to be developed
>> in such a way that I'm not doing a complete rebuild with
>> every minor change?
>> I've tried using the incremental flag but smcs seems to throw
>> a fit complaining about missing .netmodule files. The
>> description of the option in the MSDN documents doesn't
>> suggest that these files are needed.
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