[LLVMdev] [cfe-dev] RFC: Upcoming Build System Changes

Rafael Ávila de Espíndola rafael.espindola at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 14:17:43 PDT 2011

> BTW, adding explicit library dependencies will make the parallel builds
> worse, because you know when a dependency is missing (the build fails)
> but you don't know when a dependency is superfluous.

Computing the dependencies creates a point in the build that depends on 
all libraries and all tools depend on it. The explicit dependencies 
would have to be in a really bad state to be this bad.


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