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From Ken Wood <kw...@i2.com>
Subject Re: Build tool decision **
Date Sat, 22 Jul 2000 14:59:05 GMT
Agreed. With Sun's JDK 1.2.2 I've compiled 1498 source files in a
single build on NT 4.0, it took 3 minutes 48 seconds...

emountain@amadeus.net wrote:

> Build ~400+ files only breaks on Win32 if you use Jikes.  With Sun JDK you don't
> go via exec so all is OK.  Anyway, a patch was sent in a while ago for the jikes
> method which splits the build job into chunks, thereby working around the
> problem - can't remember if it was commited though.
>
> I compile 540+ files w/o any problems on Win32 + Sun JDK 1.3.0.
>
> :E
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> From: donaldp@mad.scientist.com  on 21/07/2000 02:28 GMT
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>   |Re: Build tool decision **                                                 |
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> On Thu, 20 Jul 2000, Vijay Raghavan wrote:
> > So here is the question:
> > Does ANT have any known stability issues? Is there a problem with, say,
> > compiling thousands of Java files at a time.
>
> Well some of my builds go for about 6 hours and include
> close to 100 targets. This is running on with 128 MB memory. Most
> of these targets aren't javac stype targets thou (mainly
> java targets).
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> > Can someone give me a feel for the size of projects ANT has been tried
> > with?
>
> The largest build of java files I have seen is about 1200
> .java files and this works fine on linux with jikes. I heard
> it brakes on win32 thou. I believe comments have been in
> list archive. Basically it broke sending more than 400
> parameters to commandline program. This can be fixed but is
> yet to be (unless done it latest exec work).
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> Cheers,
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> Pete
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