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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: Multi-module builds in Continuum
Date Thu, 15 May 2008 23:32:18 GMT

On 16/05/2008, at 6:06 AM, Emmanuel Venisse wrote:

> I think it would be better to use only one working copy for a whole
> multi-module project. With this, we'll save lot of space on the disk  
> and for
> each multi-module project we'd can do a single build with the  
> recursive
> mode.

Agreed - though I think the "recursive" mode should remain optional.

> An other point is we won't have a build in the middle and we'll can  
> support
> correctly multi-module projects with flat structure.

I still like the module-by-module build - just having one checkout  
means that you only build which modules changes (or their dependencies  
did), rather than rebuilding the parent and everything every time.

> I don't know yet if we can implement this in 1.X or if it would be  
> better to
> wait 2.0 because it is a big change.

This is one of my goals of the SCM changes :) Since it's mostly  
internal, I think it can be done in 1.x.


Brett Porter

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