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From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] No need for CLASSPATH in ANT1
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2001 23:54:49 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bevan Arps" <>
To: "Ant Developers List" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2001 15:27
Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] No need for CLASSPATH in ANT1

> At 22:34 6/11/2001 +0000, Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote:
> >What kind of tasks are we talking about. Can someone explain?
> My understanding is that there are a *lot* of people that have developed
> "in-house" tasks for various purposes. (If my Java was a little better, I
> would have done this myself instead of using antcall and exec so much.)
> Since these tasks are "in-house" they aren't publicised and we *cannot*
> find out about them. We can't be sure that the authors are subscribed to
> any Ant mailing list or that they read the archives.
> So, there are a lot of tasks out there that are absolutely vital to
> business (where Ant is a real build tool on a real commercial project) and
> there is NO way to find and contact them all.

Is there anything to stop us running the new classloader side by side with
the old loader? So it is only if you call
"antx" that the new loader kicks in; 'ant' sticks with the existing and
functional, albeit unelegant approach?

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