[MLton] mlbs and soft and hard links
Sun, 15 Aug 2004 12:18:39 -0700
> Re speeding up MLton type checking of large programs, do you think that that
> is really do-able without changing the order of source code? I.e., given mlb
> files, I can see (I think) how I might structure a program so that a bunch of
> files are compiled in the same environment (i.e., no one of the files results
> is used in the compilation of any of the others). Given that, there is a lot
> of freedom to re-order compilation so that the most recently changed files
> are compiled last, or so that the context used in compiling the recently
> changed files is long-lived. That way you will spot errors very quickly.
> Is this what you have in mind?
No. The proposal I sent does not do any re-ordering. It simply
caches, at hopefully intelligent places.