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From Miguel Griffa <>
Subject Re: AW: Probably a FAQ: how to contribute a task
Date Thu, 18 Sep 2003 17:02:27 GMT
Antoine Lévy-Lambert wrote:

>I do not see a need to change something to the web site.
>There is a title "Contributing" on the home page of the web
>To sum up : the preferred way is that you create a bug report in bugzilla,
>with as an attachment the output of cvs diff -u concerning existing source
>files, plus any new files as a tar file. There is a build file called
>patch.xml in the root directory of ant's source distribution, which can be
>used to prepare a patch file for existing files.
Thanks for the info

>But maybe you should tell us also which function you want to cover with your
>task. Depending on whether this function is really of general interest or
>just covering a very specific functional area, the new task should be added
>to ant or added to another open source project containing ant tasks.
The task would do a very simple still needed (in my company context, at 
least) function:
replace a file or fileset with properties defined in the current run of ant.


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