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From Anthony Goubard <>
Subject Re: ANT 1.7 features suggestion
Date Wed, 05 May 2004 17:51:11 GMT
Dale Anson wrote:

> AntContrib has a couple of tasks that handle this specific situation, 
> see <antfetch> and <antcallback>. <antfetch> is analogous to <ant>,

> <antcallback> is analogous to <antcall>, both allow returning property 
> values set in the remote target. Also see AntContrib's <runtarget> or 
> Antelope's <call> task (these are identical) which call a target in 
> the scope of the current project. These eliminate the overhead of 
> <antcall> and make any properties set in the called target available 
> in the current project.
> Dale

As seen the number of targets with this purpose, I'm not the only one 
who thought about this feature and who would use it.


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