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From ste...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: jakarta-ant WHATSNEW
Date Tue, 16 Apr 2002 05:48:37 GMT
stevel      02/04/15 22:48:37

  Modified:    .        WHATSNEW
  Log:
  document that"$"->"$"; retaining "$$"->"$"
  
  ...I think new items should go below this one
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.252     +8 -0      jakarta-ant/WHATSNEW
  
  Index: WHATSNEW
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-ant/WHATSNEW,v
  retrieving revision 1.251
  retrieving revision 1.252
  diff -u -r1.251 -r1.252
  --- WHATSNEW	15 Apr 2002 13:20:25 -0000	1.251
  +++ WHATSNEW	16 Apr 2002 05:48:37 -0000	1.252
  @@ -4,6 +4,14 @@
   Changes that could break older environments:
   --------------------------------------------
   
  +* Important: Single $ signs are no longer silently stripped! 
  +  Before you panic that we have broken all your build files, we have kept
  +  the old "$$" -> "$" behaviour. So only build files which accidentally had
  +  a $ sign in a string that was being silently stripped may break.
  +  We added this fix to stop newbie confusion; if you want to write a 
  +  build file which works on ant versions 1.4.1 or earlier, stay with 
  +  the double $$ sign rule. 
  +    
   * <telnet> was fixed to expand properties inside nested <read> and
     <write> elements; before this only happened when you assigned the text
     to the string attribute. If you had $ signs in the string, they may
  
  
  

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