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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Including build files - bug ID 537
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2000 16:58:22 GMT
Zack Grossbart <> wrote:

> It would be a nice feature to be able to include build files within
> other build files.  This would work similarly to antcall, but would
> allow you to specify targets within another xml file.  For example:
> if I had a build file that setup some necessary environment
> information, I could include that file in all of my build files.  In
> the attached xml files, build.xml calls common.xml to set a commonly
> used property.

I would have commented on the report and even closed it, but the
bugrat server doesn't like me at the moment. My answer would be (and
will be once I get through):

Already possible via XML SYSTEM entities, see
<> for



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