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From Roger Vaughn <rvau...@seaconinc.com>
Subject Re: Property substitutions, Contributed Tasks, & New features
Date Sun, 14 Jan 2001 15:56:03 GMT
Darned if this isn't the best proposal I've yet heard to answer this
long-running question.

+1


Diane Holt wrote:

> --- James Duncan Davidson <duncan@x180.net> wrote:
> > If we go Workspace/Module --
>
> Is "Module" defined as the current buildfile?
>
> Also, instead of having two separate tags to set a property, couldn't we
> just (I think something like this might have even been suggested before)
> add some attributes to <property>:
>   scope="global | module | target"
>   static="yes | no"
> where:
>   global = workspace-wide (carried into calls to sub-buildfiles)
>   module = current buildfile only (any file "include"d gets these as well)
>   target = current target only
>   static = immutable or mutable
>
> The buildfile writer decides which to make what, based on the logic of how
> they put the put the build together.
>
> Diane
>
> =====
> (holtdl@yahoo.com)


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