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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Javac task copies build.xml?
Date Fri, 23 Jun 2000 23:17:11 GMT
At 05:45  23/6/00 -0500, you wrote:
>	I am just beginning to use Ant to build my project. So far I am
>having a positive experience; however, I am curious as to why build.xml is
>copied to my destination directory by the Javac task. This makes it
>difficult for me to jar up the results, as I have to then explicitly set
>excludes for the jar command to leave out build.xml and other support files
>that the Javac task copies. Why is this done? Is there any way to disable
>it? I perused the sourcecode for the task and could not find any simple way
>to disable the functionality. Is this implemented for a reason that I am not

Well if that feature hasn't been removed yet it should be removed real soon
now (tm). Javac will not copy any support files in future but I think a few
project build.xml files have to be fixed before this can be changed.



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