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Re: [cdt-dev] The defaults of "Index unused headers" and "Index source and header files opened in editor" preferences
- From: Nathan Ridge <zeratul976@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2012 22:14:26 +0000
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> Regarding "Index source and header files opened in editor" preference:
> Although Eclipse C/C++ is great and has a very rich functionality, one of his problems is performance. For example, refer to mail sent by me last week (http://dev.eclipse.org/mhonarc/lists/cdt-dev/msg23843.html). With this preference enabled, it will make eclipse slower.
> In my opinion, this preference should not be enabled by default.
I have the other preferences set to favour accuracy over performance (e.g. 'Index unused headers', 'Index source files not included in build', 'Update index immediately after every file-save'), but for 'Index source and header files opened in editor' I've found it impacts the performance a lot without giving any additional noticeable increases in accuracy.