|Incremental Compilers firstname.lastname@example.org (2000-05-08)|
|Re: Incremental Compilers email@example.com (2000-05-10)|
|Re: Incremental Compilers firstname.lastname@example.org (Calin Cascaval) (2000-05-10)|
|Re: Incremental Compilers email@example.com (Richard F. Man) (2000-05-10)|
|Re: Incremental Compilers firstname.lastname@example.org (Matthew Markland) (2000-05-12)|
|Re: Incremental Compilers HSauro@fssc.demon.co.uk (Herbert M Sauro) (2000-05-12)|
|Re: Incremental Compilers email@example.com (Mike Kent) (2000-05-12)|
|Re: Incremental compilers brunix!apollo!alan (Alan Lehotsky) (1986-09-18)|
|Incremental compilers firstname.lastname@example.org (1989-01-24)|
|Re: Incremental compilers email@example.com (Paul Fuqua) (1989-01-15)|
|Re: Incremental compilers rogerson@PEDEV.Columbia.NCR.COM (1989-01-26)|
|Re: Incremental Compilers firstname.lastname@example.org (Nick Rothwell) (1989-01-27)|
|From:||Mike Kent <email@example.com>|
|Date:||12 May 2000 22:29:43 -0400|
|Organization:||Entropy Mongers PLC|
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Does anyone know if such compilers are available for unix environments
> > and are they really much faster than the normal compilers.
> IBM's VisualAge compilers are supposed to do a good
> job of incremental compilation/linking. I think they
> did this at least for C++/Java on Windows, not sure
> about other languages and platforms.
VA Java behaves similarly under Win9x and Linux.
It's a mixed blessing; the VA Java IDE recompiles at the drop of a
semicolon (but very quickly as a rule). It seems not to run in the
background so you get a lot of brief pauses instead of one enormous
wait. OTOH if you make a compile-stopping error (misspelling, drop a
; or } or ), get a type wrong are my faves) it tells you as soon as
you try to leave the method which I find molto useful ...
// Mike Kent
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