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From Peter Donald <dona...@mad.scientist.com>
Subject Re: Incremental Compilation and ant
Date Fri, 21 Jul 2000 14:59:00 GMT
At 04:50  21/7/00 +0200, you wrote:
>Fair enough--question though re. Jikes: if you simply ask it to compile
>every source file, will it correctly compile only those it needs to, and
>not up-to-date sources, even though you explicitly requested them? Or is
>it necessary to _only_ give it some entry point(s) such as main classes
>to make sure it is lazy enough?

I believe it will walk full tree from the main class (at least if you
specify dependancies). I have no idea if it will unconditionally recompile
or whether it will check file modify times - either way it is fast thou so
it really isn't an issue :P.



Cheers,

Pete

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