ant-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject Re: the tomcat 4.1 ant tasks
Date Mon, 20 May 2002 18:57:41 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Erik Hatcher" <>
To: "Ant Developers List" <>
Sent: Monday, May 20, 2002 11:22 AM
Subject: Re: the tomcat 4.1 ant tasks

> It sure would be nice if the Tomcat folks built a properties file that is
> included in the distribution so only one <taskdef> is needed rather than
> of those shown there.  Anyone from there listening?!  :)
>     Erik

They are certainly listening, as remy wontfixed my 'please rename' bugrep
( with

"I am not in favor of fixing this, as it's not a clean solution. Rather, I
Ant should add namespace support, as is currently being discussed on the
mailing list."

IMO the fact that we should do a long term solution does not obviate the
need to use sensible names for your tasks, and the tomcat 4.1 set have just
laid claim to some core verbs <deploy>, <list>. They are lucky we chose the
more verbose <serverdeploy> for our own deployment tasks.

Well, I suppose if we break anything, we know where to direct the bug


To unsubscribe, e-mail:   <>
For additional commands, e-mail: <>

View raw message