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From Peter Donald <dona...@mad.scientist.com>
Subject Re: ANT feature
Date Fri, 23 Jun 2000 23:11:35 GMT
At 09:26  23/6/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>
>I have a basic ANT question. 
>
>Is it possible to execute a target only if it is 
>outdated? That is only if one of the files it depends 
>on is newer than the target file (assuming the target 
>is a file). How would I do that in ANT?

at the moment you would have to code it into a task.

>I am using JavaCC and JJTree, parser generators, and
>these tools will not compare the time stamps of the
>input grammar and existing output files.

FWIW I believe someone on the list has already written tasks to do just that.

Cheers,

Pete

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