[fpc-devel] FPC/Lazarus Rebuild performance

Martin Schreiber mse00000 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 12:40:26 CEST 2010

On Saturday, 11. September 2010 12.25:14 Juha Manninen (gmail) wrote:
> > One would think Delphi and FPC need the same disk IO?
> I read the threads. My guess is also that the slowness comes from searching
> and writing many files in big directory structures. It is slow even if the
> files are cached. Also starting a new process is slow.
> These OS kernel tasks are difficult to measure and process monitors don't
> give reliable results.
> Suggestion:
> Create an API for integrating FPC with IDEs and special "make" programs.
> The API would pass info about exact file names and locations.
> It could also pass the whole source memory buffers.
And why does the Delphi commandline compiler (dcc32) not need this IDE 


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