In CompilerProcess.java, why use ant.java over Gradle's javaexec?

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wenslayer

17 Dec, 2015 09:29 PM

Hi there, more of an implementation choice question, but I'm curious why you chose to use the Ant mechanism to call the jar, as opposed to using Gradle's native javaexec method. Did you try earlier, but were thwarted in some way (output processing, parallelization, etc.)?
Thanks for your insight.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Yennick Trevels on 19 Dec, 2015 11:24 AM

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    No specific reason actually. I think it's more related to the fact that this javaexec task was added in Gradle 0.9 and probably not that well documented by the time we started GradleFx (using Gradle 1.0-milestone3), therefore not knowing about its existence.

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