OpenEnterpriseTrends: Hands-On: Open Source Tools to Speed-up Ant

“Looking for a faster way to compile with Ant? A growing number
of Open Source developers say that Javamake or Jikes might just do
the trick.

“JavaMake, according to contributors at Experimental Stuff can
be used instead of the Ant Javac task for compiling a Java source
tree. In particular, ES says Javamake takes all of the usual Javac
parameters (attributes) such as srcdir, destdir or classpath, and
can use any Java compiler specified with build.compiler

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