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From "Jose Alberto Fernandez" <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] No need for CLASSPATH in ANT1
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2001 21:11:05 GMT
From: "Peter Donald" <>

> Hi,
> This has already been approved for Ant2. IIRC Conor actually did some work 
> and got this working with Ant1.x a while back (or am I imagining things?). 
> The problem was that it is not backwards compatible and several tasks make 
> the assumption that the system classloader contains the ant classes. Hence we 
> can't really implement it in Ant1.

No offence, but isn't is possible to modify the offending tasks?
 What was insurmountable about it?

Jose Alberto

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