ant-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Property Precedence
Date Tue, 20 Nov 2001 16:37:18 GMT
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Walker Joe <> wrote:

> If more than one thing sets a property, the rules as to which value
> is used seem to be complex and undocumented.

If you use <property> the rules are very simple - the first definition

> Have I just not looked hard enough?

Maybe - what other things are setting properties in your context?

> Should I dig into the code and write documentation?

Yes, pleeeease 8-)

> There seemed to be some idea some time ago that the rules
> surrounding property where about to change is this still the case -
> am I wasting my time?

They will change for Ant2 - but nobody can say exactly in what way ATM.


To unsubscribe, e-mail:   <>
For additional commands, e-mail: <>

View raw message