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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Building subprojects
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2001 23:59:40 GMT
At 05:05  12/3/01 +0100, Jon Brumfitt wrote:
>I currently use a single makefile, with trivial (and consequently
>easily maintainable) makefiles in sub-projects. The latter simply 
>define a couple of variables and include the common makefile. This 
>allows builds at any level, from the complete system, through major 
>sub-systems, down to simple Java packages.
>Is it possible to do something similar using ANT?
>A similar question, asked back in November, but there was apparently 
>no response.

If you have a look at the ant FAQ there is a section on this. It descibes
how to use XML DTDs and external entities to get this funcitonality.
Alternatively you could use ant/antcall tasks.



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