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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: inconsistency in top-level items; automatic init. task?
Date Mon, 21 May 2001 04:10:42 GMT
At 04:29 PM 5/18/01 -0400, Daniel Barclay wrote:
>Why not either:
>- let any task appear at the top level, or

that was -1ed ages ago as could lead to heaps of complexity. It could also
lead to target-less scripts.

>- define an initialization target (when a target has some distinguished
>  name like "init" or something, every other target implicitly depends
>  on it)

This was done and users screamed for blood ;) 


Cheers,

Pete

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