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From Peter Donald <>
Subject RE: [RFE] Default Help target on error ?
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2000 12:17:06 GMT
At 08:14  25/7/00 -0400, you wrote:
>Ooh, this sounds like a good idea.  I'd like to expand this idea a bit.
>I think nmake allows a makefile to have a tiny bit of procedural logic in it
>that verifies that everything is in place and ready to go, and if it isn't,
>then it errors out with a message.  I'd love it if ant provided similar
>functionality.  What if this help idea and an
>error-out-if-platform-isn't-set-up-right functionality were combined?  Am I
>making sense?

Well thats a subset of what I want. I also want to display the help target
in the case that the user tries to execute a target that doesn't exist
aswell :P



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