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|Short description=Replacement for 'make'
 
|Short description=Replacement for 'make'
 
|Full description='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.
 
|Full description='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.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.perforce.com/jam/jam.html
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
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|Is High Priority Project=No
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.perforce.com/jam/jam.html
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C++
 
|Computer languages=C++
 
|Documentation note=User 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.html
 
|Documentation note=User 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.html
 
|Paid support=See http://www.perforce.com/perforce/services.html for a list of companies offering technical support, training, and consulting
 
|Paid support=See http://www.perforce.com/perforce/services.html for a list of companies offering technical support, training, and consulting
|IRC help=
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|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
|IRC general=
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=make
 
|Related projects=make
 
|Keywords=Automation,build,process,compile,dependency,target,parallel path
 
|Keywords=Automation,build,process,compile,dependency,target,parallel path
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=2.6
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2014/08/07
|Last review date=2004-08-20
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|Version status=stable
|Submitted by=Database conversion
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|Version download=https://swarm.workshop.perforce.com/files/guest/perforce_software/jam/jam-2.6.tar
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|Version comment=2.6 stable released 2014-08-07
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|Test entry=No
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|Last review by=Bendikker
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|Last review date=2018/04/16
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=2.5
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|Is GNU=No
|Version date=2004-08-20
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|License verified date=2004-08-20
|Version status=stable
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|Version download=ftp://ftp.perforce.com/pub/jam/jam-2.5.tar
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{{Project license
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|License=BSD_2Clause
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2004-08-20
 
|License verified date=2004-08-20
|Version comment=2.5 stable released 2004-08-20
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Christopher Seiwald
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Christopher Seiwald
 
 
|Email=seiwald@perforce.com
 
|Email=seiwald@perforce.com
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|Resource audience=Python (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://pypi.org/project/jam
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|Resource audience=Ruby (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://rubygems.org/gems/jam
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/jam
 
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Jam

http://www.perforce.com/jam/jam.html
Replacement for 'make'

'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.

Documentation

User 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.html



Download

https://swarm.workshop.perforce.com/files/guest/perforce_software/jam/jam-2.6.tar

version 2.6 (stable)
released on 7 August 2014




See http://www.perforce.com/perforce/services.html for a list of companies offering technical support, training, and consulting

Categories

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

20 August 2004




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Christopher Seiwald Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:jamming@perforce.com
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/jam
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/jam
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/jam


Software prerequisites

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