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From "Winkley, Dennis x66244" <>
Subject no response?? RE: building . . .
Date Wed, 12 Jul 2000 16:39:30 GMT
why hasn't anybody said anything about this... I'd appreciate at least
hearing peoples opinion even if it's negative...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Winkley, Dennis x66244 []
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2000 2:55 PM
> To: ''
> Subject: building only changed files after getting those files from
> versio n control system
> I am currently working on a project for which ant has been 
> chosen as the
> build tool.  I was wondering if anyone had figured out a way 
> to make sure
> any 'new' files checked out from a version control system are 
> built without
> completely cleaning the directory.  The issue here is that I 
> may have done a
> build after the time that a file was checked in (i.e. I do a get every
> morning and may very well have done a build at say 4:00 the 
> previous day but
> someone checked in a file at noon on the previous day so the 
> class file date
> is still later than the source file date).  
> If this hasn't been dealt with, I was wondering if it might 
> be possible to
> make it so the javac task sets a class files date to match 
> the source file
> date and then have it compile any file where the dates aren't 
> exact matches.
> ??
> Dennis

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