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From Yasothamani <>
Subject Re: AW: Classes directory is having old class file
Date Mon, 24 Sep 2007 05:34:43 GMT
Thanks steve for all your suggestions, i will go for the builds as per 
your suggestion and see what happens.

Thanks & Regards

Steve Loughran wrote:

> Yasothamani wrote:
>> Once by rebooting the machine we don't faced the problem, but when 
>> the cycle continues project 1.x and then project 2.x then the problem 
>> coming into picture. We are using clearcase and windows box for java 
>> compilation.
>> *Doubt:* classes directory and it's class files are not part of 
>> clearcase vob element, so what is concept of file lock.
> 1. filelocks are an essential part of windows. IF a file is loaded 
> (like a JAR in a running java app), then you cant delete it overwrite it.
> 2. Clearcase is an odd filesystem. Sometimes it is quirky
> My recommendation: dont build different versions in the same 
> directory, not once clearcase and windows are involved. Have two vobs, 
> or set up your build to use a different classes dir on the second 
> build, preferably a non-clearcase filesystem
> ant -Dclasses.dir=C:\\scratch\project1\classes

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