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Computer languages C++  +
Documentation note User tutorial available in PDF format fromUser tutorial available in PDF format from http://www.perforce.com/perforce/conf2001/wingerd/WPLaura.pdf; User manpage available in HTML format from http://public.perforce.com/public/jam/src/Jam.html; User guide available in HTML format from http://public.perforce.com/public/jam/src/Jamfile.htmlc.perforce.com/public/jam/src/Jamfile.html
Full description 'Jam' is a 'make' replacement that runs on'Jam' is a 'make' replacement that runs on over 50 platforms; most Jamfiles are themselves portable. Because Jam understands C/C++ dependencies, you need not declare header or object files. The built-in Jam rule "Main" handles header file dependencies and object files both automatically and on-the-fly. Before any targets are updated, Jam gathers complete dependency information for C/C++ source files. This lets Jam build as much as possible, instead of stopping on the first build error, avoid building targets if targets on which they depend fail to build, and build across parallel paths with multiple, concurrent processes.paths with multiple, concurrent processes.
Homepage URL http://www.perforce.com/jam/jam.html  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords Automation  + , build  + , process  + , compile  + , dependency  + , target  + , parallel path  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 20 August 2004  +
License BSD 2Clause +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 20 August 2004  +
Name Jam  +
Paid support See http://www.perforce.com/perforce/services.html for a list of companies offering technical support, training, and consulting  +
Real name Christopher Seiwald  +
Related projects Make +
Resource URL mailto:jamming@perforce.com  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 2,886  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 09:30:03  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Short description Replacement for 'make'  +
Software-development program-build-automation  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use software-development  +
User level none  +
Version comment 2.5 stable released 2004-08-20
Version date 20 August 2004  +
Version download ftp://ftp.perforce.com/pub/jam/jam-2.5.tar  +
Version identifier 2.5  +
Version status stable  +
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