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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Expanding ${} constructs for all attributes
Date Mon, 18 Dec 2000 08:32:32 GMT
James Duncan Davidson <duncan@x180.net> wrote:

> On 12/13/00 2:50 AM, "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Actually what you suggest (setting basedir on the command line)
>> works right now, this is what I recommend on ant-user as well. If
>> you do so you must not specify a basedir attribute for project at
>> all.  The docs say all attributes of project would be required, but
>> Ant doesn't really enforce this - quite the opposite.
> 
> Basedir set on the command line should *override* a basedir set in
> the file -- not require that its not set.

I was talking about what you need to do right now, not what it should
be like. Sure it'd be quite easy to give a basedir property - if set -
priority over the attribute of the project element.

Stefan

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