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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: RMIC dependency
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2000 15:03:55 GMT
Nicholas Christopher <nwc@flashcom.net> wrote:

> What I found was that javac/jikes was touching the .class files
> every time.  For example:
> 
> $ ls *.java
> Foo.java
> $ javac *.java
> $ # wait 10 minuites - do nothing to Foo.java
> $ javac *.java
> 
> Foo.class will have the newer timestamp.

Sure, javac has compiled it again, so what would you expect? While
Ant's <javac> task will only recompile files that have changed,
command line javac does not perform a similar check AFAIK.

Stefan

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