[fpc-devel] FPC/Lazarus Rebuild performance

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Sep 11 16:02:52 CEST 2010

On Sat, 11 Sep 2010, Juha Manninen (gmail) wrote:

> On Saturday 11 September 2010 13:40:26 Martin Schreiber wrote:
>> And why does the Delphi commandline compiler (dcc32) not need this IDE
>> assistance?
> My guess is that dcc32 works as an integrated make program + compiler and thus
> doesn't start external processes for each file.

No it does not. 
dcc32 compiles 1 file only, but does compile any additional units it needs.

You'll need makefiles as well if you use dcc32 (or any other build tool).

I have an extended build system using dcc32, and it takes easily up to 15
minutes to compile a 1.5 million lines project.


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