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Jarkko Hietaniemi
August 8, 2016 12:39
Re: run every darn time
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On Monday-201608-08 8:10, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 7, 2016 at 6:33 PM, Jarkko Hietaniemi <> wrote:
>> I don't know if this is a feature of OS X, but I am getting quite bored of
>> being rerun every time "make perl" is run, see below.
>> It only takes couple of seconds in this box but it's still pretty dumb.
>> In slower/older boxes starting miniperl 101 times (I counted) is
>> not just dumb but outright painful.
> IIRC, it replaced running EU:MM for each of those extensions, which
> was massively slower than what we have now.  Surely you're not
> suggesting we skip extension building entirely if it's been done once?

Not suggesting that.  Saying that what we have now could be better.

For example, does a new miniperl need to be started 101 times?

>  What then happens if one is making changes to an extension?

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