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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: [RFE] Default Help target on error ?
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2000 06:36:23 GMT
At 08:33  25/7/00 +0200, you wrote:
>>>>>> "PD" == Peter Donald <> writes:
> PD> I had a few people complain cause they didn't know how to get
> PD> help off the bat and had to read through buildfile to find help
> PD> target (which WAS called help but ....).
>You could make "help" the default target - people more familiar would
>invoke "ant compile" or whatever.
>Just a thought.

yep - it is not so much for me. I have all standard targets. Other people
however want a standard way to get help. In GNU apps u just give --help and
help will be displayed. There is no equivelent standard for Ant and Ant
newbies miss it :P



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