My build work and goals

Simon J. Gerraty sjg at
Fri Dec 11 16:33:52 UTC 2015

Julian Elischer <julian at> wrote:
> > Some improvements I have made recently:
> > - WITH_FAST_DEPEND: Replacing the antiquated 'make depend'/'mkdep' with
> > compiler dependency flags to generate the .depend files as a side-effect
> > of compiling.  This saves tremendous time in buildworld and buildkernel.
> Mach used to have this through their entire (bsd 4.3) tree. I forget

Junos built this way for over 10 years
but it only helps for the C/C++ code.

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