[vlc-devel] [PATCH] configure: don't put the CONFIGURE_LINE in config.h

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Jan 29 09:20:03 CET 2020

Adding one word in the CC and CXX definition to solve all instances of preprocessor induced rebuilds, versus adding several lines of buggy kludge in the build system to solve one very specific and essentially never happening instance.

Pretty obvious that ccache is simpler by any reasonable understanding of simplicity.

Le 29 janvier 2020 09:15:59 GMT+02:00, Steve Lhomme <robux4 at ycbcr.xyz> a écrit :
>On 2020-01-28 18:53, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> Le tiistaina 28. tammikuuta 2020, 16.46.17 EET Steve Lhomme a écrit :
>>> If the configure call changed but the built files are the same and
>the rest
>>> of the config.h file has not changed, no need to rebuild everything.
>> ccache is a much simpler and more systematic solution to the entire
>class of
>> problems that this belongs in...
>I do not think ccache is simpler at all.
>Adding another tool on top of everything we use is adding way more 
>complexity than this simple patch.
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