[slime-devel] Re: recording and compiling changed definitions

Edi Weitz edi at agharta.de
Tue Apr 10 06:17:01 UTC 2007

On Mon, 9 Apr 2007 21:18:12 -0700, Lynn Quam <quam at ai.sri.com> wrote:

> With the speed of modern processors, I have a hard time believing
> that full recompilation of a few modified files is speed issue.
> I have a Lisp application consisting of approximately 100K lines
> (3.7MB) source code which can be completely recompiled in:
>      35 secs with Allegro Common Lisp 7.0
>      60 secs with CMUCL 19d
>      (AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4600+)

Good for you, but Marco and I are both working on a project where
compiling the whole system takes more than ten minutes on recent
64-bit machines (using SBCL).

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