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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISC] core extensions
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2001 08:17:16 GMT
Steve Loughran <steve_l@iseran.com> wrote:

> From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org>
> 
>> > * specify an onfail task or target that runs in case of a build
>> >   failure.
>>
>> And what if that one fails? -1
> 
> the onfail target specified in the failure task gets called, and so
> on:
>
> Where the concept gets confusing is in dependencies.

Exactly. I'm not sure one could come up with a concept that would work
in all cases (you'd have to avoid circular dependencies which might
manifest in the combination of onfail and depends as well) that is
easy to understand for the user as well.

Stefan

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