Markus Armbruster <> writes:

> Our qapi-schema.json is composed of modules connected by include
> directives, but the generated code is monolithic all the same: one
> qapi-types.h with all the types, one qapi-visit.h with all the
> visitors, and so forth.  These monolithic headers get included all
> over the place.  In my "build everyhing" tree, adding a QAPI type
> recompiles about 4500 out of 4800 objects.
> Nobody would write such monolithic headers by hand.  It stands to
> reason that one shouldn't generate them, either.
> This series' basic idea is to split up generated headers to mirror the
> schema's modular structure: one header per module.  That way, you can
> include just what you need.
> The series is RFC for a number of reasons:
> * The split is implemented only for qapi-types.h.  That one should
>   provide the biggest benefits, though.
> * There's a bit of code duplication.
> * I haven't re-read my patches, yet.

And of course

  * Needs a doc update


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