[cfe-dev] Compile Server?

bruce.r.stephens at gmail.com bruce.r.stephens at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 16:43:56 PST 2011

Douglas Gregor <dgregor-2kanFRK1NckAvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> writes:


> There are other reasons to want a compile server. Perhaps the IDE is
> just vim, where people start and kill sessions constantly and could
> benefit from persistent state in the compile server.

Or it's Emacs with flymake-mode, compiling the buffer frequently to show
warnings and errors inline.  Fast compiles of very slightly varying
contents is an obvious win there (just as it would be in other IDEs).

> Or the build step that's invoked from the IDE is actually calling out
> to "make", so your compile server could optimize the in-editor queries
> alongside the build itself. Or you want to isolate your perfect,
> bug-free IDE from that crash-ridden Clang compiler :)
> 	- Doug

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