[Tutor] Efficiency of Doxygen on Python vs C++?

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Fri Aug 17 04:06:13 CEST 2007

Kevin Cameron wrote:
> Stephen McInerney wrote:
>> My friend said the runtime efficiency of Doxygen on his build was much
>> worse on the Python code than the C++ code, i.e. it took ages to parse
>> the Python code.
> It's not the efficiency of doxygen that's the question. The problem is 
> that you can add fields to objects as you go in Python so you need to do 
> a deep analysis of the code to determine the class structure which you 
> don't have to do with C++ (or Java).

So doxygen is actually doing this deep analysis?


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