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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Running a Jar file
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 12:50:09 GMT
Sam Ruby <> wrote:

> 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.

I know that 8-). I just thought java -jar some.jar won't work with the
current <java> task (and never did) when using fork="false".


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