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From "James Duncan Davidson" <>
Subject Re: [RFE] Incremental mode for Ant
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2000 10:09:28 GMT
on 7/24/00 5:43 PM, Peter Donald at wrote:

> At 01:42  24/7/00 -0700, you wrote:
>> This was always my thought as well. If I'm doing iterative development, I'm
>> sitting at a GUI. If I'm doing nightly builds, then a command line is fine,
>> but iterative is not a requirement.
> Well there is a bunch of people who use text editors like Emacs :P. It is
> very uncouth to be forced to compile via a GUI app - which removes all
> funky features Emacs does to compile lines. The only reason I want
> incremental mode is to reduce the overhead of JVM startup.

I use emacs all the time.. Well, that and a few other editors that I'm
trying out (but emacs still seems to be what I use mostly).

How does incremental help out? -- in the M-x compile case that is.. If you
are running it from a shell window, then I can see how it would help.


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