cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Mon May 14 14:52:57 UTC 2007

des at (Dag-Erling Smørgrav) writes:
> Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at> writes:
> > Dag-Erling Smorgrav <des at> writes:
> > > Greatly speed up {check,delete}-old* by replacing make loops with sh loops.
> > How much faster?
> A *lot* faster.  Makefile loops are extremely slow.  The speedup was so
> great that I didn't even bother measuring it.

I just did: 17 - 20 seconds with the old code, 1.3 - 1.7 with the new

(the lower number in each pair is with a warm cache)

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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