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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: PROPOSAL: top level execution order
Date Tue, 03 Dec 2002 09:26:36 GMT
On Mon, 02 Dec 2002, Costin Manolache <> wrote:

> Ok, are we all in agreement on delayed construction of tasks ?

I am - if it works 8-)

> I would try 2 first, and keep 3 as a backup.

I can live with that.

> Another option would be to support both 2 and 3 - i.e. have tasks
> that execute on read and tasks that execute normally. Since we don't
> want to instantiate the task until execution time - marker
> interfaces or special methods won't work, but we can use a
> properties file with the list of 'exec-on-load' tasks.

Uhm, no thanks.  That way the result of a build file can not be
gathered from the build file alone, you also need to know which
additional property file has been read in.


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