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From Scott Sanders <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] core extensions
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2001 18:32:51 GMT
Glenn McAllister wrote:

> Scott Sanders wrote:
>> If the target fails, then the onfail target is executed, simple as that.
>>   What am I missing about your -1?
> And what happens when the on fail target fails?  What if the on fail target
> has dependencies?  What happens if they fail?

OK.  But you have to give me some rope, don't you ;-)

> I agree that as a concept, having an onfail target seems like a good idea.
> In practice, it could get *very* ugly.

Do you have any ideas for this type of functionality?

perhaps an <onfail> tag that is at the target level that the project calls?

I think it has some real use and I would *really* like to see it in Ant 2.0

Scott Sanders

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