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
includes <filename>build.mk</filename> after
<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
the definition:</para>
......@@ -4472,6 +4475,17 @@ you'll have to do something more like:
</para>
</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.
It needs all kinds of wierd Jade stuff that we haven't worked out for
Win32.</para></listitem>
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