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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject RE: distributed Ant w/ javaspaces
Date Mon, 14 Aug 2000 12:11:15 GMT
Jeff,

This has come up a once in the past when we were discussing multithreading.
I think the position can be summed up by this quote from Duncan.

> Just multi threading. I defintly don't want to support
> distributed (across machines) in the core. If somebody wants to build a
> framework like that which uses Ant on each machine, that's great and I'd
be
> interested in trying to see if Ant could be compatible with such a thing,
> but it's not something that I'd support in core.

Cheers
Conor



> -----Original Message-----
> From: jeff@new-smtp1.ihug.com.au [mailto:jeff@new-smtp1.ihug.com.au]On
> Behalf Of Jeff Turner
> Sent: Saturday, 12 August 2000 13:25
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: distributed Ant w/ javaspaces
>
>
> I was thinking, would it be possible/desirable for Ant to be able to
> farm off work to different processors?
>
> This could be an interesting application of Javaspaces
> (http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-11-1999/jw-11-jiniology_p.html).
> There could be a company-wide "compute server", which would make use
> of spare cycles from tetris-playing managers on pIIIs. When Ant gets
> invoked, it would decide what can be safely parallelised, and farm
> that off to the "compute server".
>
> Just dreaming..
>
> --Jeff
>


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