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From "Alexey N. Solofnenko" <>
Subject Re: <macrodef> and local
Date Sat, 19 Jun 2004 17:21:13 GMT
I am still hoping we will have a multi-threaded ANT some time. Please 
implement local properties in a thread-safe way. I think a separate 
thread-local property store would be required for that.

- Alexey.

Steve Loughran wrote:

> I am now convinced we need local properties; without it macrodef 
> doesnt work fully.
> One option: in the <macrodef> declaration, you declare which 
> properties are local. When the macro exits these properties are 
> deleted -if they were not set before entering the macro.
> That is, properties set before the macro remain immutable, only those 
> set inside get reset.
> We'd need to do the cleanup on both a normal exit and a buildexception.
> -steve
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