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From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject Re: Force ANT to re-compile all files
Date Thu, 30 May 2002 06:13:08 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Diane Holt" <>
To: "Ant Users List" <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 9:14 PM
Subject: Re: Force ANT to re-compile all files

> --- Conor MacNeill <> wrote:
> > I've never encountered that. When does this happen?
> I was wondering the same thing -- but then I decided (guessed :) that,
> since the out dir is included in the classpath, if you hand it a list of
> files, it'd find any existing classfile(s) it needs for the file it's
> currently compiling rather than going off and re-compiling that/those and
> then finishing up the one it's working on, and wouldn't get around to
> compiling the one(s) it found the classfile for until it got to them in
> the list of files it's been asked to compile. (Gad -- what a sentence! --
> hope it makes sense :)

yeah, that was roughly it. to be fair, the only time I have encountered this
problem it was with visual cafe, so that probably doesnt count, right :)

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