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Re: [cdt-dev] Major PDOM changes in HEAD


I know this is a bit left of base, bit I wonder if this change is going to make support for remote projects more difficult? I had imagined that if the PDOM database was stored in the project directory then it should be able to be generated on the remote machine, but still be visible to Eclipse running on the local machine. If the database is stored at the workspace level then I don't think this approach will work any more (unless the whole workspace is remote.)

Just a thought.


On May 18, 2006, at 5:47 PM, Doug Schaefer wrote:

Hey gang,

I have made some major last minute changes to improve PDOM performance. First, the PDOM database is now per workspace instead of per project. This will allow projects to share indexing results with each other. It may also lead to weird results but, for the moment, it is worth it.

Also, I have done some caching so that the indexer accesses the PDOM less often during a parse. This has given me a Firefox index time of 13 minutes compared to 53 minutes in CDT 3.0.2. This may fluctuate as I spend the rest of this release and 3.1.1 making it more accurate, but it is a huge step forward.

At any rate, I apologize for the late churn and promise to make sure indexing and the features that use the index remain robust for our GA release.


Doug Schaefer, QNX Software Systems

Eclipse CDT Project Lead, Tools PMC member

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