[fpc-devel] Forwarded message about FPC status

luiz americo pereira camara luizmed at oi.com.br
Wed Dec 26 10:16:38 CET 2012

2012/12/25 Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com>:
> On 25.12.2012 19:30, Dimitri Smits wrote:
>> ----- Oorspronkelijk e-mail -----
>>> Van: "Florian Klaempfl" <florian at freepascal.org>
>> I'm guessing that is NOT on a Windows platform? Every full build (it has
>> been a while) I've ever done of the compiler on windows was at least a few
>> minutes.
> That's likely because of the slower process startup time of Windows. Also
> the GNU utilities we use (make, etc.) aren't the fastest on Windows either.
> Also command line output can slow down things dramatically (cmd.exe or the
> PowerShell aren't that fast).

I always wondered if adapting fpmake to produce make files with native
commands like DEL or COPY instead of rm.exe and cp.exe in windows
would have any performance benefit. Is this worth the trouble?


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