Quoting <20000612181641.D25640 at digiserve.ie>
by "John P. Looney (Kate)" <jplooney-ilug at online.ie>:
> > You didn't know CPUs have gotten faster faster than disks have?
> > Where have you been? Why did you think parallel makes went faster,
> > even on one processor? Sheesh.
> I'd thought of that, but not till you realise that no system headers
> speeds a make something like fivefold to you realise how little code
> you have to write anymore!
Let's see, are headers relatively short? Are they lots of little
files? Does that mean accessing headers is dominated by disk seeks.
What's one of the slowest operations on your system? Moving the disk
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