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From John.D.Ca...@mail.sprint.com
Subject RE: Feature Request: Ant batching support
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2001 16:32:07 GMT
I would hesitate to make the child call a target on the parent, if 
that's what you mean, because it's not self-contained, and references 
outside of the file could become very confusing to one trying to follow 
the flow of the build.
 
John

-----Original Message-----
From: sbailliez [mailto:sbailliez@imediation.com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 10:26 AM
To: ant-dev
Cc: sbailliez
Subject: RE: Feature Request: Ant batching support



> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Stefan Bodewig [ mailto:bodewig@apache.org] 
[...] 
> > Also: I'd like the ability to specify <ant keepenv="true"...>, or 
> > something like this, in order to preserve the environment of the 
> > child project into the parent's.  This would be useful in setting a 
> > common build environment from many build.xml files, 
> 
> It seems to me as if including (either with entities as in the FAQ or 
> via a new Ant specific include mechanism) would be the cleaner 
> solution for your problem. Probably I am missing something. 

What do you think about target and or project inheritance ? :) 

-- 
 Stéphane Bailliez 
 Software Engineer, Paris - France 
 iMediation - http://www.imediation.com 
 Disclaimer: All the opinions expressed above are mine and not those 
from my company. 





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