KJam Build Tool 0.37

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KJam is a build tool like make. It uses a syntax similar to Jam but is much more powerful than the original. It is the fastest build system available today, for both full and incremental builds. It has the fastest dependency scanner of any current build system. Even for projects with many thousands of files, KJam will finish scanning and start building almost instantly. Unlike most current build systems, KJam is designed from the beginning to be multi-threaded, resulting in maximum utilization of multi-processor workstations. Through the use of batched building, a built-in shell, and parallel command execution KJam reduces build times radically. KJam on multi-processor workstations reduces MSVC build times by 2-5x compared to MSBuild or Gnu Make. KJam is designed to support even the largest projects with hundreds of thousands of files. It may even be run as a distributed peer network of build servers allowing projects to share the build load over a large heterogeneous network of build machines. KJam's dependency scanner uses advanced caching techniques which make it especially efficient when dealing with very large numbers of targets. It has per target viewpathing. KJam computes dependencies for its targets during building. There is no need for a separate off-line make depend step. By default, on any platform, KJam runs its command scripts using its own built-in sh-like shell. This way developers can expect a common set of minimal shell features on every platform. Using a built-in shell allows KJam to report errors in command scripts which reference the errant command directly in the jamfile, something an external shell cannot do. It eliminates another point of difference between multiple platforms making it easier to write actions which run on any platform. KJam currently runs on Windows and Linux, and comes preconfigured to support MSVC and GCC. It can be easily extended to support any compiler or software tool.

KJam Build Tool is a free software application from the Other subcategory, part of the Development category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2006-10-10. The program can be installed on Windows.

KJam Build Tool (version 0.37) has a file size of 371.00 KB and is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 167 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details


Publisher oroboro-interactive-inc
Released Date 2006-10-10
Languages English


Category Development
Subcategory Other

System requirements

Operating systems windows

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File size 371.00 KB
Total downloads 167


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of KJam Build Tool since it was posted on our website on 2010-06-30. The latest version is 0.37 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2017-06-30. See below the changes in each version:

version 0.37

posted on 2006-10-10

KJam is now the worlds fastest build system. Our new benchmarks show that on multi-cpu workstations KJam builds most MSVC projects 2-5x faster than MSBuild or Gnu Make. KJam can scan the dependency graph for 40k c++ source files in under 1 second.

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Release Date: 2006-10-10
Publisher: oroboro-interactive-inc
Operating System: windows
Type: Free