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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2000 07:51:21 GMT
<> wrote:

>   Deprecated <prefixedfileset> element of war in favour of
>   normal <fileset> element in zip

I don't like this. This means we have a <fileset> in <copy>, <move>
and many other tasks that does not support the prefix attribute and a
<fileset> in <zip>, <jar> and <war> that does.

I.e. we have a fileset element in Ant buildfiles with two different
attribute lists depending on context. This is not only giving us a
headache when we want to provide a DTD, this will also confuse the
user (is this a fileset that supports prefix or is it one that


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