Re: A few questions on C++

 James Kanze <>
Mon, 24 Sep 2007 13:53:04 -0000
On Sep 24, 10:33 am, Ian Collins <> wrote:

James Kanze wrote:

Most of the places I've worked at do try and do a weekly build,
over the week-end, but I've worked on projects large enough that
even that required some optimization (linking on the servers,
compiling in parallel on the hundreds of workstations connected
to the network, etc.).

Surely not on modern hardware? Even something as complex as
OpenSolaris builds in well under an hour on a decent desktop.

I don't know. It was some time ago. But the application was
considerably larger than an OS---most are these days. And we
needed to build it for several different configurations. And of
course, the build process involved running the unit tests for
every component.

James Kanze (GABI Software)
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