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From chane...@netscape.com (Patrick Chanezon)
Subject Re: [PATCH] Support for multiple source paths in javac
Date Wed, 22 Mar 2000 22:02:36 GMT
Hi I wrote the patch using semicolon and I'm rewriting it to use nested
elements.
I'll include the multiple sourcedir elements as well.

P@

rubys@us.ibm.com wrote:

> Conor wrote:
> >The following patch allows the srcDir attribute of Javac to have a comma
> >separated list of source paths.
>
> There is a proposed javadoc patch which uses a semicolon separated list.
> Your patch has a comma separated list.  The existing MatchingTask accepts
> either a space or a comma.  And, of course, Javac uses the system dependent
> path.separator (so much for portable build.xml files).
>
> In short, we are slowly accumulating a patchwork quilt of ad-hoc
> mechanisms.
>
> I'd like to propose that in all cases we support nested XML elements.  In
> many cases, I believe that this will be sufficient.  If necessary, we can
> support delimited lists in attributes as an alternate syntax.
>
> An example of this approach can be found in the current version of
> MatchingTask.java.
>
> - Sam Ruby

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