[Ardour-Dev] Speeding up scons

Carl Hetherington lists at carlh.net
Sun Aug 16 14:52:18 PDT 2009

John Emmas wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jörn Nettingsmeier"
>> afaik, no. but that's why the ardour devs have switched to waf in 3.0,
>> iiuc...

--implicit-deps-unchanged will speed things up a bit, if you've changed 
source files but not any #include lines.

> Thanks Jörn.  Incidentally, that reminds me....  some time ago I heard that
> git was being considered as an alternative to subversion.  Is that still 
> the
> case?  I read something somewhere which seemed to suggest that git wasn't
> altogether reliable at undoing changes (e.g. getting a working copy 
> reliably
> back to a previous revision).  If that's true, it seems like a good reason
> to avoid it.  What were the perceived improvements of git over subversion?

I use a local git repository, set up as described here:




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