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Building Dependent targets

Building Dependent targets

2007-05-24       - By Doug Lochart
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Joe Schmetzer wrote:
> On Thu, 24 May, 2007 12:46 pm, query wrote:
>  
>> Earlier I was using some other build tool to build my project. Here if a
>> target is built and if the same target is used to build some other target,
>> it compares the timestamp and will not build the dependent targets again.
>> As I started working on ANT, I found it very useful and intersting. But in
>> ANT, while building each target, it will try to build all the dependent
>> targets that many times as it occurs in different targets. As a result it
>> is increasing project\'s build time.Is there any task to ensure that the
>> dependent targets once built will not  be built again ????
>>    
>
> If you're willing to reorganise you build targets into different projects,
> the technique described here can help:
>
> http://www.exubero.com/ant/dependencies.html
>
> HTH
>  
I like this approach.  I may look into adopting it.  I have projects
very segregated already so adopting this style should be easy and painless.

thanks

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