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Re: Benchmarking kicad compilation on CPUs released 6 years apart


On 30/10/2019 17:37, Seth Hillbrand wrote:
> Two things can help there.  First, using the gold linker (if you are not
> already) and second, using Ninja.  The gold linker is substantially
> faster than the BFD linker. 

I can confirm the above, way faster!

> And Ninja is smarter than make about
> parallelizing actions.  Cmake will happily generate the Ninja files for
> you with -GNinja.

Didn't know about Ninja, thanks Seth!