Excessive rebuilds of modules
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Wed May 20 20:10:36 UTC 2015
On 5/20/2015 11:15 AM, Ioi Lam wrote:
> If I change a line of code in the java.base module, every Java module
> is rebuilt. However, my change does not change any of the APIs or the
> module info.
> I think this means none of the other modules would be affected. If
> this is true, maybe we can modify the build system to check this and
> avoid the excessive rebuilds?
> - Ioi
From just a module dependency perspective, since everything depends on
the base module, everything should rebuilt.
The sjavac feature intends to provide the finer-level dependency
tracking and rebuilding you're asking for.
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