[swift-users] Building Swift from source

Alex Blewitt alblue at apple.com
Tue Feb 21 04:58:39 CST 2017

> On 21 Feb 2017, at 04:38, Mohit Athwani via swift-users <swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
> To compile, I've been using:
> ./swift/utils/build-script --preset=buildbot_linux_1604 install_destdir=/tmp/install installable_package=/tmp/swift.tar.gz
> This process takes a very long time. I was wondering if there was a quicker way for subsequent builds.

If you're just testing whether you can build successfully or not, then you could use the buildbot_incremental_linux preset. You can also build a version standalone without using a preset, like build-script --release 

The commands that a preset corresponds to are stored in 



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