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From Dominique Devienne <>
Subject RE: <condition> inside tasks!!!
Date Mon, 22 Jul 2002 14:51:25 GMT
Wasn't it you who said the if/unless/os attributes of many tasks should be
dealt with by the Ant framework, or was it Peter? Task is part of the Ant
1.x framework... By all means put <if> in Ant now! --DD

-----Original Message-----
From: Adam Murdoch [] 
Sent: Monday, July 22, 2002 12:59 AM
To: Ant Developers List
Subject: Re: <condition> inside tasks!!!

On Mon, 22 Jul 2002 12:09, Dominique Devienne wrote:
> I guess it must be my hacking weekend... How many times do you wish there
> was an <if> task to simplify your build files? Well, one can use the <if>
> container task from ant-contrib I guess. Or one rolls one's own. How to do
> that so all (most) tasks support conditional execution? 

Move the <if> task from ant-contrib to ant proper.  I'd much rather see that

than adding more bloat to the Task class.

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