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Subject: Re: P2473R0: Distributing C++ Module Libraries
From: Bjarne Stroustrup (bjarne_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-10-17 16:32:34


On 10/17/2021 5:27 PM, Daniel Ruoso wrote:
>
>   (2) significantly slows down compilation by forcing lookup of
> many long file names
>
> This is a bold claim.

It is not a claim from me, but a question.

> We have plenty of prior art on C++-aware build systems as well as in
> other languages demonstrating that this is not a significant factor in
> build times, at least not in POSIX systems. I would like to hear
> specific evidence on why this is as big a problem as it's being claimed.
I would like to know if everyone agree, and if so, where is the root
cause of what appeared to me as controversy.



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