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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Lions, Import, and ProjectRef, oh my !
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2001 14:20:55 GMT
At 10:13 AM 6/13/01 +0100, Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote:
>> Why do you need ${module.dir}? References to other projects
>> are supposed to
>> be static, parse time values.
>
>I guess I do not want to say:
>"/opt/pub/myBuildProcess/projects/predef/a.xml" over and over. Of course,
>the developer next door, using a PC instead, may have to say:
>"d:/myBuildProcess/projects/predef/a.xml".

...snip the yada yada yada...

Have a look at original proposal and reasoning behind it and look at
existing systems (includes in c, imports in java). Your description of this
system is innaccurate and naive and largely your concerns are not valid
given the proposal.

Cheers,

Pete

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