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From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject Re: Cvs <commandline> implementation question...
Date Sun, 24 Mar 2002 00:34:04 GMT

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From: "stephan beal" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, March 23, 2002 5:01 AM
Subject: Cvs <commandline> implementation question...

> hey, all...
> i'm starting on the nested <commandline> implementation for
> and i've found that i'd like to implement it using a private ExecTask, and
> simply act as a proxy to that object (it's too much code to duplicate,
> However, many of the functions i'd need from ExecTask are protected. So,
> leaves me with two options:
> a) "open up" ExecTask - make more methods public.
> b) subclass AbstractCvsTask from ExecTask.
> Which would be the prefered approach for the project? It doesn't make much
> difference to me, either way. i can see some sense in subclassing
> anyway, but if that offends anyone too greatly i won't do it.

if you look at the optional/dotnet classes, you can see that I wrote a
couple of base classes for all the tasks to use...

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