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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] the simple stuff
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2001 15:46:08 GMT
At 10:11  29/3/01 -0500, Sam Ruby wrote:
>Conor MacNeill wrote:
>> I still want command line override so either need scoping or an overall
>> control system such as build.sysclasspath or whatever that is called.
>+1 (no surprise here, eh?)
>I think this should be promoted in some form to an abstract goal and
>guideline for Ant2.

I have been pushing for it ;) Let the implementation of aspects (ie
Facilities) be pluggable and let the users overide it if needed. Instead of
being magic properties though I would prefer if it was passed to ant in
some other way. 


ant -Fclassloader=org.apache.ant.GumpClassLoaderFacility 

or perhaps something less verbose but you get the idea ;)



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