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Re: Need Volunteers to test patch for gnu make

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Need Volunteers to test patch for gnu make
Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2006 12:25:11 +0300

> From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2006 22:17:26 -0500
> > Since folks seem to be adverse to building from source, I have made 
> > the patched make.exe available here:
> > 
> >
> You might want to strip this; it's ~4xxkB unstripped, 147kB stripped.

Actually, I think it's a good idea to have a non-stripped binary
there: this way, users can make meaningful bug reports even though
they don't have sources readily available.  Stripping the binary is
easy and fast, if you want that (not that I can imagine why would
anyone care about 300KB of disk space).

> I just finished trying it on my standard test, building a cvs pull of
> wxWindows tip.  Worked like a charm.  It even shaved almost 18 seconds (!)
> (;-)) off my build time:

Thanks for testing.

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