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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject [DISC] workspace/subbuild issues
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2001 07:58:23 GMT
* create the concept of workspace so that projects can be built in a
  DAG and thus enable projects like catalina/tomcat to have an easy
  build process. It also helps CJAN to a lesser degree and would
  partially solve the JARs in CVS thing.

* Project inheritance

  What's this?

* Target inheritance. ie The ability to include targets from other 
  project files overidining them as necessary (so cascading project
  files).

* Add an attribute to <ant> to feed back the environment (properties and
  taskdefs) from the child build to the parent.

* Allow a target to depend on a target which is in another buildfile.  

* Allow a target to reference properties defined in another buildfile.


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