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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: beanshell
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 02:04:50 GMT
At 04:33  13/11/00 -0800, you wrote:
>On 11/11/00 7:14 PM, "Peter Donald" <> wrote:
>> There are currently 2 things lacking that are not currently possible from
>> ant (yet). First and most importantly is dynamically loading
>> taskdefinitions from a specific jar file after compiling it. While this was
>> done for simple case (where you just need to compile one class) it does not
>> work for complex taskdefs which have multiple interwoven dependencies.
>> Someone has provided a patch to get this to work but it hasn't been added
>> into CVS yet and I think there was a few issues that needed to be worked
>> out first.
>Yep. That's needed as a core feature. It's something that I've already put
>some investigating into for part of a proposed Ant 2.

Did not Nico provide an implementation already as a patch ? Was there
anything wrong with it ?



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