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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Introduction of Multithreading
Date Tue, 24 Jul 2001 14:46:52 GMT
On Wed, 25 Jul 2001 00:48, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, Peter Donald <donaldp@apache.org> wrote:
> > It also would produce surprising results if people were expecting
> > properties to behave the same as they do elsewhere in the build
> > file.
>
> I must be missing something here, aren't properties behaving exactly
> the same as they do everywhere else in the build file?
>
> The first property task wins (but you cannot be sure, which one may be
> the first, of course).  Properties defined outside are available in
> the container and vice versa.  In what way are they different?

My test file terned out to have a typo and so I assumed that properties where 
set are parse time for subelements - but I guess I was wrong ;)

Cheers,

Pete

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