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From "Sam Ruby/Raleigh/IBM" <>
Subject Re: Running a Jar file
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 12:17:02 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> Maybe this is because it is not intended to be used that
> way. What is the benefit of using <java> instead of
> <exec> in a situation like this?

Performance.  No new JVM.  As an example, note how much faster javac is
when run by Ant than when run by make.

- Sam Ruby

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