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From "Michael B. Allen" <mbal...@erols.com>
Subject RE: Overwriting Properties
Date Tue, 05 Sep 2000 09:11:26 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nico Seessle [mailto:nico@seessle.de]
> >  MBA> Why can properties not be overwritten?
> >
> > Because of a couple of "historical" reasons. There is a good chance
> > that property behavior is going to change again.
> >
<snip>
> - Global properties at project-level are evaluated at
> parse-time and are
> unchangeble
> - "local" properties are declared inside a target and are
> executed like

I don't understand. What benifit is there to having these constant
properties other than to prevent yourself from making a mistake and
accidentlly overwriting a property. Besides you could have:

<property name="cp.main" value="/some/class/path" const="yes"/>

Mike
Michael_B_Allen@ml.com
http://jcifs.samba.org


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