TEAM-ADA Archives

Team Ada: Ada Programming Language Advocacy


Options: Use Classic View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
jim hopper <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 19 Mar 2000 21:11:10 -0700
text/plain (21 lines)
To be fair its not the programmers complaining so much as the build
team.   unfortunatly the way they have things set up making a small
change can cause a 12 hour recompile time for the entire system.
They start every official build (nearly every day) from scratch so it
pretty much takes all night to get a load ready for the next day it
seems.  the rational compiler is VERY slow!  It never bothered me
till i moved the code to gnat.  then when i had to go back and fix a
defect in the original vads code i was amazed at how bad it was.


At 12:46 AM +0000 3/20/00, Nick Roberts wrote:
>A 'programmer' complaining about the slowness of a compiler? Sure sign of a
>total amateur.

If you wish to strive for peace of soul then believe;
if you wish to be a devotee of truth, then inquire.
    -- Friedrich Nietzsche