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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [CANCELLED] Release AntUnit 1.4 Based on RC2
Date Sun, 24 Jun 2018 10:43:54 GMT
On 2018-06-24, Gintautas Grigelionis wrote:

> On Fri, 22 Jun 2018 at 09:45, Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:

>> On 2018-06-22, Gintautas Grigelionis wrote:

>>> Well, setup-for-junit-tests states that JUnit is not available and
>>> quits.

>> So it lacks a dependency on resolve.

>>> I'd like to understand why setup targets are there at all.

>> They predate resolve by far. The initial build system for Antlibs didnt
>> use Ivy at all but expected manual configuration and the setup targets
>> ensured everything was there. When Ivy was added later (by Jan?) he
>> probably missed to adapt a few places - like setup-for-junit-tests.

> Actually, the targets are written in a way that checks explicitly for
> JUnit 3.  Should they be rewritten to check for JUnit 4, the baseline
> has to be moved to all the way Ant 1.9.5 because of BuildFileRule
> being first available in that version.

Would moving to JUnit 4 force us to use BuildFileRule? I'm pretty sure
we've used JUnit4 before 1.9.5 but may be wrong.


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