[geos-devel] Re: GEOS build scripts

Norman Vine nhv at cape.com
Wed Apr 14 17:36:06 EDT 2004

Paul Ramsey writes:
> Ah. Let's see if anyone on the list knows. It might just be that C++ takes a 
> long time to compile (in general, this appears to be true, at least in GNU 
> land).
> Quoting strk <strk at keybit.net>:
> > The build system works, this is sure.
> > What I'm not sure about is the correctness of filed dependencies.
> > I do not know wheter automake does take care of deps or if it is
> > programmer responsibility to set them somehow.
> > My problem is that the build time is very very long, and I'm
> > trying to understand if this is due to 'conservative'
> > dependencies, autotool paranoia, or C++ compile itself.

Libtool will take care of the dependencies

You might want to investigate ccache to speed up compilation




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