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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] the simple stuff
Date Thu, 22 Mar 2001 14:19:07 GMT
Simeon Fitch <> wrote:

>> * allow all datatypes to be defined anywhere - i.e. as children of
>>   project as well as of target.
> +0 (I don't fully understand the consequenses at this point).

right now you can't define a patternset inside a target - just at the
project level.

  <include name="${foo}" />

would expand foo at the time this patternset get's defined - this
means, foo had to be defined on the project level - i.e. no
conditional setting of foo depending on context.

>> * add a user defined message if a target will be skipped because
>> * the if/unless attribute says so.
> +0 (Sounds like a general "trace" debugging feature that should be
> generalized).

probably yes.


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