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From "Jose Alberto Fernandez" <j_a_fernan...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Multiple patternsets in a fileset
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2002 08:42:54 GMT
From: "Tim Vernum" <Tim.Vernum@macquarie.com>

> From: Bruce Atherton [mailto:bruce@callenish.com]
> 
> > What I think you are really  saying is 
> > that you WANT to be able to fold patterns together. 
> 
> What I read Conor to be saying was:
> 
>  * There is at least one example of a buildfile that relies
>    on the current behaviour
> 
>  * There is a "reasonable" (*) use case for the current
>    behaviour.
> 
> Both of which suggest that any change is going to be a
> nightmare for backwards compatiblity.
> 

Not if we do what we did for <ant> and inheritAll
or what we have done elsewere, we added a compatibility flag
defaulted to the old behaviour.

Jose Alberto



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