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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Another feature request??
Date Fri, 30 Mar 2001 00:58:15 GMT
At 08:47  29/3/01 -0800, Diane Holt wrote:
>Why wouldn't the supplied build-file just have the 'install' target run
>the 'clean', 'configure', and 'main' targets (either via <antcall>s or the
>[new for Ant2, order-specifiable] "depends") and have 'install' be
>specified as the value for the "default" attr in <project>? Then the
>instructions for someone installing the software would simply be:

mainly because they are separate steps and if an admin goes in and types

> ant

and it starts altering contents outside the subdirectory I think they will
be ready to strangle someone ;)



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