[Geany-Devel] Building geany on Windows is slow; libgeany
ntrel002 at xxxxx
Sat Jan 27 13:00:21 UTC 2018
It's Windows Vista, I don't have a Linux system available. Building
libgeany and geany.exe takes at least a minute with autotools. I
resurrected the Windows makefiles and updated them to build libgeany.dll,
they only take ~2s to do that.
Branch (contains unrelated work):
On 26 January 2018 at 08:29, Thomas Martitz <kugel at rockbox.org> wrote:
> Am 25.01.2018 um 18:27 schrieb Colomban Wendling:
>> Le 25/01/2018 à 04:38, Lex Trotman a écrit :
>>> On 25 January 2018 at 22:19, Nick Treleaven <ntrel002 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I hadn't built Geany for a while, I found the MSYS2 build instructions
>>>> autotools. Libtool seems incredibly slow - mainly for linking but even
>>>> compiling is slow. I've tried disabling AV to no effect. Are there any
>>>> simple workarounds? The modify-rebuild cycle is painful now.
>>> Long time no hear. I can't help with Windows build speeds but can say
>>> that the Linux build does not appear to be significantly slower
>> No. By default libtool might build object files twice, one static and
>> one shared, just in case it might need both, but I disabled it ages ago
>> as we don't need both
>> Maybe check if libtool on Windows doesn't enforce something stupid like
>> But it might also be that MSYS2 is slow or something, but that Thomas
>> might know more about.
> From my experience (it's been some time) shell scripts (i.e. configure) is
> horribly slow (disabling AV helps a lot but it's still bad), the
> compilation itself shouldn't be significantly slower than on Linux.
> Can you compare a against Linux builds and post some numbers? Also, what
> kind of system is this?
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