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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Refactoring fork functionality into common (super) class
Date Sat, 21 Oct 2000 02:57:29 GMT
At 06:54  20/10/00 -0700, you wrote:
>I've been working on an ANTLR taskdef ( I should be in the position to
>submit it soon ).  I had to implement forking in order to get some tree
>stuff to work correctly, I took all of the code from the Java task.  So
>I took a quick look around and I'm thinking it may be possible to refactor
>the fork behavior into a superclass ( which would extend Task, I like the
>name ForkingTask, but YMMV ) and have a bunch of the tasks which use
>forking extend that.
>I may have a bit of time I could spend on this, but I would rather not
>put in the time, before I heard what people thought of it.  So...

I would be +1 on that ;) That is one of the things I want to address real
soon now - and your method works for current ant so I like ;)



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