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From Tim Vernum <>
Subject RE: <include file=...> for patternset?
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2001 00:20:10 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> Tim Vernum <> wrote:

>> I was thinking of modifying patternsets to accept include files in
>> child elements.

> It already has an includesfile attribute, why would you want more than
> one include file?

A number of reasons, mainly relating to generic build scripts across
 multiple projects.
But the real reason is I want the power of if/unless.

> You know that you can use multiple patternsets
> everywhere where you could place a single one.

But since you can't nest filesets in filesets, etc, I'm limited in what I can do generically.

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