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From "James Duncan Davidson" <>
Subject Re: beanshell
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 00:33:19 GMT
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.


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