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Subject Re: [PATCH] Definer to allow types/tasks from the same jar to work
Date Fri, 24 May 2002 13:49:04 GMT
On Fri, 24 May 2002, Magesh Umasankar wrote:

> It is a nice-to-have, yes, but I don't see it as a bug
> in 1.5.  At least I would need some convincing to call
> it a bug ;-).  Depending upon that, it may or may not
> go into 1.5 branch.

Acording to ant 1.5 docs, you can define custom tasks and types
with <taskdef> and <typedef>. It is also a documented feature that
both taskdef and typedef can use a user-defined classpath to
load the implementation classes. 

If a user-defined task uses a user-defined type you get a 

To me that means that <taskdef>/<typedef> with user-defined
classpath is broken. 

Please take a look at jakarta-tomcat-connectors/jk/native2/build.xml
and apache2-cpptasks target as an example. It won't work with ant1.5
without the patch.


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