Commit fcd2f527 authored by simonpj's avatar simonpj
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[project @ 2003-05-27 11:06:41 by simonpj]

Advise against SplitObjs for Win32
parent b301b6ec
...@@ -1721,6 +1721,9 @@ $ make install ...@@ -1721,6 +1721,9 @@ $ make install
includes <filename>build.mk</filename> after includes <filename>build.mk</filename> after
<filename>config.mk</filename>.)</para> <filename>config.mk</filename>.)</para>
<para>For your convenience, there's a file called <filename>build.mk.sample</filename>
that can serve as a starting point for your <filename>build.mk</filename>.</para>
<para>For example, <filename>config.mk.in</filename> contains <para>For example, <filename>config.mk.in</filename> contains
the definition:</para> the definition:</para>
...@@ -4472,6 +4475,17 @@ you'll have to do something more like: ...@@ -4472,6 +4475,17 @@ you'll have to do something more like:
</para> </para>
</listitem> </listitem>
<listitem><para> You almost certainly want to set
<programlisting>
SplitObjs = NO
</programlisting>
in your <filename>build.mk</filename> configuration file (see <xref linkend="sec-build-config">).
This tells the build system not to split each library into a myriad of little object files, one
for each function. Doing so reduces binary sizes for statically-linked binaries, but on Windows
it dramatically increases the time taken to build the libraries in the first place.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem><para> Do not attempt to build the documentation. <listitem><para> Do not attempt to build the documentation.
It needs all kinds of wierd Jade stuff that we haven't worked out for It needs all kinds of wierd Jade stuff that we haven't worked out for
Win32.</para></listitem> Win32.</para></listitem>
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