JEP 138: Autoconf-Based Build System
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Tue Feb 21 15:24:27 PST 2012
I guess I'm sceptical that you can generate projects configurations for
popular IDEs at autoconfig time without keeping something like a
template for the desired configuration, in which case you've simply
added an extra level of inconvenient indirection.
It has not been a problem to maintain the langtools project config over
the past few years.
On 02/21/2012 02:40 PM, Brian Goetz wrote:
> The JEP explicitly states that these would be follow-on projects,
> presumably to narrow the scope of this project so that it can get
> deployed more quickly.
> Once the build system has a model of the project, it will be possible
> generate projects configurations for popular IDEs at autoconfig time,
> eliminating the need to keep IDE projects in sync with the project
> On 2/21/2012 5:35 PM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>> On 02/21/2012 02:10 PM, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
>>> Posted: http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/138
>>> - Mark
>> Many developers use IDEs. It would seem to be a regressive step for
>> "Support IDE projects" to be a Non Goal.
>> -- Jon
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