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From "Peter Reilly" <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: import re-imports top-level build.xml
Date Tue, 29 Jan 2008 09:02:52 GMT
On Jan 28, 2008 10:55 PM, Vallon, Justin <jvallon@bear.com> wrote:
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> When <import> is given the same path twice, it skips the second import.
> However, if <import> is given a path to the original (top-level) build-file,
> it does not consider it a duplicate import, and imports it (again) ...
> unless ant is invoked as "ant –f /full/path/to/build.xml" - then import does
> recognize that the file has already been imported.

That does sound like a bug!.

Please file a bugzilla report.

Ta.

Peter
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> I would expect that import should not (ever) import the top-level build file
> again.
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> Is this a bug?  I can submit a bug report and try to fix it.
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> Why import the top-level file?  In a (parent, subproject1, subproject2,
> subproject3) setup, my parent project imports the subprojects and the
> subprojects import the parents – subprojects do not import each other.  When
> the parent is built, the top-level project imports subproject A, and
> subproject A imports the parent.  The import of the parent is not suppressed
> because the top-level build was not invoked with a full-path to the build
> file, and confusion ensues.
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> Example:
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> $ cat build.xml
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> <project name="test">
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>         <echo message="test-top" />
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>         <import file="./build.xml" />
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>         <echo message="test-bottom" />
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> </project>
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> $ ant
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> Buildfile: build.xml
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>      [echo] test-top
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>      [echo] test-top
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>      [echo] test-bottom
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>      [echo] test-bottom
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> BUILD SUCCESSFUL
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> Total time: 0 seconds
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> $ ant -f $PWD/build.xml
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> Buildfile: /a/vallon/tmp/tmp.20080128/build.xml
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>      [echo] test-top
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>      [echo] test-bottom
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> BUILD SUCCESSFUL
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> Total time: 0 seconds
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> $ ant -version
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> Apache Ant version 1.7.0 compiled on December 13 2006
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> -Justin
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