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From Stephane Bailliez <sbaill...@imediation.com>
Subject RE: [PATCH] ejb-jar/jonas element again
Date Fri, 28 Dec 2001 09:54:22 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jose Alberto Fernandez [mailto:j_a_fernandez@yahoo.com]

> 1) I do not think that we can ask ANT to support every
> tool ever created in the face of the earth that deals
> with a manufacturer specific part of some generic
[...]

+1

> 2) In order for this to work ANT has to provide a
> generic API and a way to dynamically call their
> plug-ins from within our generic tasks: <javac>,
[...]

The dynamicity is already there in some way since it is done via
introspection.

The only problem to me is how to load external tasks/classes and I think w/o
looking again that this is part of Ant 2.0 proposal where the classic way
via manifest or meta-inf was proprosed.

Stephane


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