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From J Kary <jkary...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Newbie Question
Date Sun, 24 Sep 2000 16:01:23 GMT
Thank you!

JK

--- Conor MacNeill <conor@m64.com> wrote:
> Jason,
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: J Kary [mailto:jkary_98@yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, 24 September 2000 6:01
> > To: ANT MAILING LIST
> > Subject: Newbie Question
> >
> >
> > app/corefile1.java
> > app/corefile2.java
> > app/pkg1/file1.java
> > app/pkg1/file2.java
> >
> >
> > How do I tell ANT to just build the core files?  Does ANT take care
> of
> > depends like:
> 
> Add an include element to the javac task like this
>      <javac srcdir="app" destdir="build">
>        <include name="*.java"/>
>      </javac>
> 
> This will only include those files in the unnamed package.
> 
> >
> > corefile1.java depends on pkg1/file1.java  AND
> > pkg1/file1.java depends on corefile1.java
> >
> > In the above case you need to do a 'javac corefile1.java
> > pkg1/file1.java
> > '
> 
> ant won't take care of it but the underlying compiler used by ant
> should. By
> that I mean the compiler will find pkg1/file.java when compiling
> corefile1.java and compile it if necessary. It will not, however,
> necessarily recompile corefile1.java if pkg1/file.java is updated.
> 
> I should also add that the Java language spec does not encourage the
> use of
> the unamed package.
> 
> "Unnamed packages are provided by the Java platform principally for
> convenience when developing small or temporary applications or when
> just
> beginning development. "
> 
> Good Luck
> Conor
> 


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