ant-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANN] Collecting requirements for Ant2
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2001 16:01:53 GMT
Peter Donald <donaldp@apache.org> wrote:

> At 10:45  21/3/01 +1100, Tim Vernum wrote:

>>I think that the desire to do something like
>>
>>	Foreach subdir in toolkit
>>	do
>>		Compile subdir/source to subdir/classes
>>		Jar subdir/classes to subdir/subdir.jar
>>	done
>>
>>is a valid request for a build tool, and I don't see it as
>>being declarative.
> 
> there is always
> 
> select isFile(*) from toolkit
> do
>   Compile subdir/source to subdir/classes
>   Jar subdir/classes to subdir/subdir.jar
> done
> 
> Which is declarative ;)

And now, please, could anybody tell me the difference between those
two? Is it that foreach is a keyword in Perl while select is one in
SQL?

Stefan

Mime
View raw message