isolating builds within a module

Dominik Haumann dhdev at
Wed Nov 12 09:41:08 GMT 2008

On Wednesday 12 November 2008, Matt Rogers wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 November 2008 22:52:13 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > hi all..
> >
> > one regret i'm having with regards to putting libplasma in kdelibs is
> > that now building it takes forever as cmake checks each and every lib
> > in kdelibs before building.
> >
> > this hand holding wastes signficant amounts of time for those of us
> > working on libs with dependencies on other parts of kdelibs. i imagine
> > the case must be similar for, e.g., koffice and what not
> >
> > do the build gurus have any suggestions for how to make it possible to
> > not check the other lib dependencies within the same module every
> > single time? or even at all unless you build from the top level
> > directory?
> >
> > if i build from inside of kdelibs/plasma, i really don't want (nor
> > need) to check the build of core, ui, kio, solid, knewstuff and kfile.
> make <target>/fast skips the dependency checking, where <target> is the
> target you want to build. you can get a list of targets by running 'make
> help'.
> Something like 'make plasma/fast' should do the trick.

And make install/fast


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