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From "Alan Santos" <>
Subject Re: Can Ant be used to compile C code?
Date Wed, 23 Feb 2000 02:01:58 GMT
FYI: I've used it to build with the cl tools shipped with visual c++, and
had built a javah taskdef, but figured it was just as easy to do an exec.


----- Original Message -----
From: "James Duncan Davidson" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2000 4:19 PM
Subject: Re: Can Ant be used to compile C code?

> > I down loaded ant last week and have been look through it. It seems to
> work
> > great when building java code but can it build C code?
> > also has anybody on the list used it with clearcase for source control ?
> You can build c code via the exec method -- something I've been wanting to
> see, and don't think has been done yet (though I haven't been keeping up
> with Ant for a bit) is a general cc/make rule that allows for general
> purpose c compilation. There's no reason it isn't possible, it just has to
> be done.
> .duncan

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