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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Another feature request??
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2001 15:42:43 GMT
At 10:37  29/3/01 -0500, Sam Ruby wrote:
>And it is possible in make because the tool itself reserves the name of a
>default target for a special purpose?  I think not.

It is not possible in make ... which was the point I was trying to make ...
because the target is not a well defined entry point. Make has to be
executed multiple times.

>Make users have evolved a set of best practicies.  Ant users should too.
>Ceki is starting to gather this input into a document on jakarta-site.

And others ;)



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| and proving that there is no need to do so - almost |
| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
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