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From Builds-R-Us <kw...@i2.com>
Subject Re: Object retention problem with javac
Date Fri, 19 Jan 2001 14:34:06 GMT
I was going to raise the same concern.
Our builds of one particular project dropped
from over on hour to 7 minutes using Ant.
I'd hate to see classloader overhead bring
that back to 1 hour build time...

Marvin Greenberg wrote:

> There may be performance implications to this or
> forking javac.  As I understand it, you get a
> significant performance benefit by loading all
> the javac classes once.  If this memory leak is
> a real problem, it seems it is a javac bug.  Does
> Jikes behave sililarly?
>
> Marvin
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Nick Reeves [mailto:Nick.Reeves@gtl.com]
> > Sent: Friday, January 19, 2001 7:54 AM
> > To: 'ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org'
> > Subject: RE: Object retention problem with javac
> >
> >
> > Will try AntClassLoader and let you know.
> >
> > >
> > > A start would be to modify one of the Javac?? classes in the
> > > .../taskdefs/compilers directory to load the compiler class via an
> > > AntClassLoader instance. Could you give it a try and report back to
> > > us?
> > >
> > > Stefan
>
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