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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/testcases/org/apache/tools/ant ProjectTest.java
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2001 17:07:47 GMT
On Thu,  9 Aug 2001 02:27, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Peter Donald <donaldp@apache.org> wrote:
> > I don't suppose if I pointed out that most of these things are
> > already implemented, documented and unit tested in Avalon/Excalibur
> > that it would make any difference, right ? ;)
>
> Guess you are talking about org.apache.avalon.excalibur.io.FileUtil
> (as we are speaking about resolveFile ...) - seems as if Ant has a
> less Unix centric approach than Excalibur here, but maybe this has
> been taken care of outside of this class, don't know.
>
> Same is true for UNC filenames on Unix (samba shares).

not sure what you mean.

> Anyway, there is so much common stuff here and there and probably at
> least once in Tomcat and ... that it seems to be asking for a commons
> package.

hmm ... seems if most of the packages in excalibur are common stuff. Funny 
that ... maybe we should move them all into commons ... or should that be the 
other way round ? ;)

Cheers,

Pete

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