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Distributed Compilation: A Programmer's Delight

Nov 13, 2008, 18:36 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Arpan Sen)

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"Reducing the build time for C/C++-based systems is one of the major technical challenges any release or build engineer faces. This article looks into some of the open source tool options available that help speed up the build process by parallelizing the activity: distributing the build process across multiple machines in a local area network. The discussion in this article primarily focuses on GNU make, due to its wide availability."

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