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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: ProjectHelper improvements
Date Thu, 29 Oct 2009 05:24:44 GMT
On 2009-10-28, Nicolas Lalevée <> wrote:

> Le 28 oct. 09 à 14:13, Stefan Bodewig a écrit :

>> On 2009-10-27, Nicolas Lalevée <> wrote:

>>> Le 27 oct. 09 à 12:24, Stefan Bodewig a écrit :

>>>> On 2009-10-26, Nicolas Lalevée <> wrote:

>>>>> Le 21 oct. 09 à 07:45, Stefan Bodewig a écrit :

>>>>>>> In the Ant and SubAnt tasks the default build file is
>>>>>>> build.xml.

>>>>>> To be honest I'd rather have people specify the build file names
>>>>>> explicitly rather than add more magic to the ant and subant tasks.

>>>>> I am not sure the people you are talking about. The end user that
>>>>> will
>>>>> write the build file or the user of the Ant ProjectHelper API ?

>>>> The people writing the build file.

>>> Then thoses people have already the choice to set or not set the
>>> build
>>> file name. Do you want to change that ?

>> In a way, yes.  I'd rather force people to be explicit about the build
>> files they won't than have the tasks scan the directory/ies for
>> various
>> options.

> I don't know why but before that last email I was wondering why you
> would want to break backward compatibility.

I don't want to, I just don't want to extend the magic beyond the
existing "look for build.xml" (which we need to keep for backwards


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