[Linux-ha-dev] Re: [Bug 137] New: configure.in: remove unused checks and defines
alanr at unix.sh
Mon Oct 4 16:51:07 MDT 2004
Lars Ellenberg wrote:
>>>>Now, more interesting would be to figure out how to make libltdl use our
>>>>configure.in, instead of doing the configure process all over again.
>>>Yep, that would be more helpful, no doubt, thanks for pointing this one
>>hm. maybe an other time.
> just a thought.
> why does ConfigureMe not enable config.cache?
> if this has only been overlooked, then maybe add it by default to the
> flags. improves the speed of the configure step (not the bootstap step)
> by a factor of two to three.
> just add -C to the default flags.
> ./ConfigureMe cf -C
> then, the configure run in libltdl already gets most from the cache.
> large time of configure is spend in config.status
> processing the various *.in files, though.
> no good way to improve that, probably.
> in any case, it is only a fraction of the build time in a clean tree.
If you're building an RPM, it does FOUR (count 'em FOUR) configures. So,
that fraction is probably 30%.
Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh>
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