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From ru...@us.ibm.com
Subject Re: [RFE] Richer Task Specification
Date Tue, 27 Jun 2000 09:04:49 GMT


Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> 1. You've convinced me that tasks outside of targets are a good
> thing with the "no targets at all" example. If I want this
> functionality I'll need to allow for tasks outside of targets
> in the general case - still don't like it but there is no other
> way taking the simplicity goal into account.
>
> 2. I still want the depends attribute on taskdefs to allow users
> that don't want tasks outside of targets to generate their
> taskdefs on the fly.

Good summary.  If there aren't any objections, I'll volunteer for #1.  Any
takers for #2?

- Sam Ruby

P.S.  I believe that #2 is harder than one might otherwise expect.



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