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From Tim Vernum <Tim.Ver...@macquarie.com.au>
Subject RE: [Bug 1326] Changed - "ant -find -projecthelp" fails, even in build file directory
Date Wed, 09 May 2001 03:45:12 GMT
Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com 

> ! Regarding:
> !   Just place -find last on your command line and you don't 
> need to specify the
> !   file name.
> ! 
> ! Please reconsider this for future versions of Ant.
> ! 
> ! Having to put a certain option last can get really 
> irregular and inconvenient.
> ! You can't take an existing command line and simply add 
> targets to build (e.g.,
> ! you can't define a Unix shell alias like 'alias build="ant 
> -verbose -find").

> ! Can you consider using the syntax "-find=xxx.xml" (that is, 
> "-find" activates
> ! the find feature with the default file name; "-find=x.xml" 
> activates it and
> ! sets the file name for which to search)? 


FWIW, I agree entirely with Daniel.

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