Lars Schneider <> wrote:

> An engineer works on a task branch and runs incremental builds — all 
> is good. The engineer switches to another branch to review another 
> engineer's work. This other branch changes a low-level header file, 
> but no rebuild is triggered. The engineer switches back to the previous
> task branch. At this point, the incremental build will rebuild 
> everything, as the compiler thinks that the low-level header file has
> been changed (because the mtime is different).

If you are using C or C++, look into ccache. We're using it to work
around this problem, and it's a near-perfect solution, I'd say.

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