Wingerd L., Seiwald C. (1997) Constructing a large product with jam. In: Conradi R. (eds) Software Configuration Management. SCM 1997. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 1235. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
In early 1996 Sybase undertook a project to replace their build system with one centered around a freely available make(1) alternative called Jam. This paper discusses the scope of the project, the problems encountered and their solutions, and the current results.