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From Jacob Kjome <>
Subject Re: How to check dependent classes is up-to-date
Date Fri, 16 Jul 2004 17:44:49 GMT
At 08:16 AM 7/15/2004 +0200, you wrote:
>I have a project ( call it 'A') where the compile target is dependent on 
>the classes of another project ( call it 'B'). The classes from B should 
>be in the classpath for A when we compile. How can I check that the 
>classes from B is up-to-date?
>All hints are very much appreciated!

What I did was use <ant> to call the other build to build itself.  The 
target I call in that build depends on a target which checks if things are 
up-to-date and, if so, skips the rest of the build which allows for the 
<ant> call to exit quickly without actually having built anything.  The 
result of the dependent build is a jar file which I point to in my current 
build's classpath.  Everything always stays up to date.


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