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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: gump issues under winblows and a suggestion...
Date Sat, 11 Jan 2003 22:52:28 GMT
One thing that improved performance for me was defragmenting.
Such is practically unheard of in the Linux world...but Microsoft
finally caved and admitted their favorite filesystem fragments like a 
mutha.  (Which seemed obvious to me from the technical info I saw on it)...

-Andy

dion@multitask.com.au wrote:
> Any ideas on my performance issues under Win2k?
> --
> dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
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> 
> Sam Ruby <rubys@apache.org> wrote on 11/01/2003 06:28:41 AM:
> 
> 
>>Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
>>
>>>Ant files are XML and transforming to them seems to be more natural. 
>>
> Ant 
> 
>>>isn't the most kind thing in the world for its "Hey this crap broke" 
>>>messages, but it is FAR better than cmd.exe or bash in this respect.
>>
>>Costin already started something along these lines:
>>
>>http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs/jakarta-gump/stylesheet/ant-build.xsl
>>
>>
>>>Anyhow, I'm just curious what problems there are with this approach. 
>>
> As 
> 
>>>my level of pain increases I'll probably experiment with this, but I'm 
>>
> 
>>>curious if others have thought of this and what the downsides are...
>>
>>That may be a value use case for a large portion of the portion of the 
>>potential "marketplace" for gump.
>>
>>Issues:
>>
>>* I want to fully bootstrap.  In my case, I want to build ant from 
>>source and use that version later in the build.
>>
>>* I want to be able to easily reproduce problems outside of the 
>>environment generated by Gump.  Many times I've found it handy to be 
>>able to send somebody a shell script or a batch file along with a set of 
> 
> 
>>jars to reproduce a problem that they are *sure* must be Gump's fault.
>>
>>* Leaky abstractions.  I've always found ant calling ant to be 
>>confusing, particularly when it comes to what properties can be passed 
>>and what can be modified.  But that may just be me.
>>
>>* Modifying JDK levels and/or bootclasspath.  A persistent requirement 
>>(despite never having been implemented, so take it with a grain of salt) 
> 
> 
>>is to do a build with different portions of the build at different JDK 
>>levels.  What is a real requirement, however, is the ability to modify 
>>the bootclasspath between job steps.
>>
>>All presented merely as food for thought.  They reasons may or may not 
>>be applicable to you.  But there is no reason why Gump can't support 
>>multiple targets - it already does so with bash and win2k.
>>
>>- Sam Ruby
>>
>>
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