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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ProjectComponentHelper and adapters
Date Thu, 14 Mar 2002 02:11:17 GMT
On Thu, 14 Mar 2002 10:57, Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote:
> If we can get rid of the bookeeping to invalidate tasks, that would be
> fantastic. That would mean that once a task in a target is resolved to a
> particular definition, that definition stays in place. Since in regular ANT
> each target is evaluated only once, I see no issue here (multiple execs via
> <antcall> use reparsing). The only case in which multiple execs of a target
> are possible is via <script> and in that case I am not even clear if you
> really get tasks resolved every time. I think this is such a funny ussage
> that we can really forget about it.

It sucks but people do reuse tasks from within scripts and everynow and again 
we will get people sending patches to fixup tasks that don't cleanup after 
themselves properly. Thus we can't remove that functionality.

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Cheers,

Pete

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