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From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject Re: <cc> status (was what's going on with 1.x)
Date Sun, 10 Feb 2002 18:27:24 GMT

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From: "Curt Arnold" <>
To: <>
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Sent: Saturday, February 09, 2002 10:07 PM
Subject: <cc> status (was what's going on with 1.x)

>I think it is premature to move it to the Apache CVS until we are able to
build some serious projects with it and have refined it a bit more.


Thanks for the update

>It seems that adding an "if" and "unless" attribute to <fileset> (or maybe
<includes> and ><excludes>) might be a more generally useful approach.
However, I'll be the first to admit that I >don't have a feel for how
complicated that would be and whether it would be an affront to some >Ant
ethos.  (There would also need to be a "if" and "unless" on <defineset> or
<define> and ><undefine>, but that is within the cpptasks code).  If you are
going to slam that suggestion, let >me know how you would approach the

There is already an if and unless attr on excludes; so your fileset
inclusion is in there already.

>I'll continue trying to build Xerces-C and will report the possibly
unpretty trials and tribulations on. >the ant-contributors mailing list.
After we can build Xerces-C using VC on Win32 and gcc on >Linux, then it
would be a good opportunity with developers who have access to other
platforms to >up the supported compilers and platforms.  After that phase is
complete, I'd think that <cc> >would be ready to go mainstream.

OK. The odd newsletter to ant-dev/ant-user might be useful for getting
potential users/developers involved


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