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From James Duncan Davidson <>
Subject Re: Ant2 and <script>
Date Mon, 18 Dec 2000 04:33:22 GMT
On 12/15/00 7:24 AM, "Stefan Bodewig" <> wrote:

> Then both proposals don't have a execute method in target anymore,
> this will limit scripts further - but this shouldn't be a big deal as
> execute could simply invoke project.executeTarget(getName()) and we'd
> be done - guess this is against the IOC pattern, Pete.

Actually, the methodology hardly limits scripts. In fact it sets them free
as they can operate on the project tree at will.

> AntEater doesn't have an executeTarget yet, but will sure get
> something similar once it cares for dependencies.

Actually in the code that's checked in, it's "startBuild(String
targetName)", but it really should just be "buildTarget(String targetName)"

> And then there might be scripts - valid in Ant 1.x - that invoke
> Task.execute directly. No way to do this in one of the two proposals.

Not yet in AntEater since Task isn't the task instance. However, there
should be.

James Duncan Davidson                              
                                                                  !try; do()

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