Closed Bug 703852 Opened 8 years ago Closed 6 years ago

Investigate enabling incremental linking on VC8x64/Win64 too

Categories

(Firefox Build System :: General, defect)

x86_64
Windows Server 2003
defect
Not set

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED INVALID

People

(Reporter: sgautherie, Unassigned)

References

Details

(In reply to neil@parkwaycc.co.uk from bug 653662 comment 26)
> (In reply to comment #23)
> > For what its worth I'll be attempting a build on VC8EE with Win64 as a test
> > without this patch, in the next 2 weeks or so...
> VC8x64/Win64, 369MB .ilk file. But my VC8/Win32 build fails without the
> patch...

Iiuc, VC8x64/Win64 succeeds for you.
Is VC8x64 a different software from VC8(EE)?
If yes, how could we detect the difference?

(In reply to Siddharth Agarwal [:sid0] from bug 700959 comment 2)
> http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vcgeneral/thread/c34d5c37-ca4a-
> 4580-9c7c-4379a8c76d1f/ indicates that enabling it should be fine on VC9/64
> too.

The article reads "256MB is the size limitation for the ILK file in VS2005.", but is not explicit about Win64 :-|
Resolving as INVALID now that VC8/VS2005 is no longer supported...
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Product: Core → Firefox Build System
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