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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Eclipse Ant integration
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2001 07:49:15 GMT
On Fri, 24 Aug 2001 17:52, Stephane Bailliez wrote:
> > the names and this did not work.  While this problem is somewhat
> > superficial, when we tried to supply an implementation of
> > PatternSet which
> > did what we wanted we found that it was not very pluggable and it was
> > nearly impossible.
>
> there is also a problem with commas since it is a valid character in a
> directory name. (I know this is crazy but I remember someone complaining
> about a failure in JUnit because we were tokenizing a comma separated list
> of parameters.)

The problem is that some revision control systems (ie rcs/cvs) use commas in 
file names ;/

-- 
Cheers,

Pete

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