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From "Conor MacNeill" <>
Subject RE: ANT's strange semantics and proposed change
Date Mon, 28 Feb 2000 02:17:38 GMT
> For the record, I don't like the fact that the init target is treated
> special. If such behavior is desired the entry point target should set a
> depends on that target. MHO. And if the myinit target is first in every
> other targets dependancy list, it *should* be executed first. For
> it not to
> be is a bug.
> .duncan

I'm pretty sure we voted to get rid of init's specialness but nobody has
gotten around to patching it yet. Most of the tomcat build.xml files have
had the explicit init depency for a while now.


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