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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISC] core extensions
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2001 08:43:15 GMT
At 10:01  26/3/01 +0200, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>* Allow named tasks to be defined by <script> elements.

+0

>* specify an onfail task or target that runs in case of a build
>  failure.

-1

>* allow sequence to be specified in depends attribute or enhance
>  antcall to work with current list of executed targets

+1 for enhancing antcall to work with current build stack


>* Support nesting tasks into other elements - not just as children of
>  target - as proposed by Thomas Christen in
>  <http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=ant-dev&m=98130655812010&w=2>.

+1

>* Make if/unless attributes to check for the value of a property, not
>  only its existance.

+1

>* check for more than one condition in if/unless attributes.

-1

>* provide a way to define the order in which targets a given target
>  depends upon get executed.

corrollary of above (enhance antcall)

>* define task contexts that define various common aspects (logging,
>  failure handling ...) and assign them to tasks.

+1 for context but what do you mean assign them to different tasks?


Cheers,

Pete

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