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From "Craeg K. Strong" <>
Subject [PATCH] make <ant> task not override child antfile basedir IFF (inheritAll == false && no dir attribute) -- resubmit
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2001 18:26:35 GMT
Stephane Bailliez wrote:

>I need some explanation about <ant> task and the recent introduction of
>It looks like to me that it prevents the called ant file to define its
>basedir whether or not inheritall is true/false. Therefore all definitions
>that occurs inside the build file are based on the parent basedir and not
>the called one.
>I always have:
>"Override ignored for user property basedir"
>Is that the defined behavior ?
>It would have been useful so that I can set an external repository of
>properties and path that are resolved relative to the called file. Though
>I'm walking a little bit on 'build include' side :)

Enclosed please find a tiny patch that resolves the issue you noted 
above.   This is
a resubmission against the very latest CVS version.  Stephane-- does 
this address
your problem?  I doubt there are many people using this precise 
combination of
settings.... is this therefore a good bet for 1.4.1?



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