[cfe-dev] is configure+make dead yet?

Óscar Fuentes ofv at wanadoo.es
Wed Jun 27 14:05:05 PDT 2012

Gordon Keiser <gkeiser at arxan.com> writes:

>> > CMake generates gigantic project files for IDEs like Visual Studio and
>> > Xcode, which causes those IDEs to behavior very poorly, with long
>> > project load times and sluggish overall performance. It's a
>> > significant productivity problem.
> devenv.exe llvm.sln /Build "Release|Win32" completes a couple of
> minutes faster on Windows for me than make -j8 does on Mac/Linux on
> similarly spec'd processors.  I've seen several comments like this
> (including mentions of VS having poor multithreading), but I haven't
> seen this in reality.

The difference you observe might be caused because on Windows
LLVM_TARGETS_TO_BUILD defaults to just "X86", while on the rest of
platforms it is "all".

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