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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant RuntimeConfigurable.java UnknownElement.java
Date Mon, 10 Jun 2002 15:39:31 GMT
Conor/Erik,

is there a nightly build we can pick up to test this one?
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"Erik Hatcher" <jakarta-ant@ehatchersolutions.com>
06/10/02 06:35 AM
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        Subject:        Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant 
RuntimeConfigurable.java UnknownElement.java



----- Original Message -----
From: "Conor MacNeill" <conor@cortexebusiness.com.au>

> conor@apache.org wrote:
> > conor       2002/06/09 03:04:07
> >
> >   Modified:    src/main/org/apache/tools/ant Tag: ANT_15_BRANCH
> >                         RuntimeConfigurable.java UnknownElement.java
> >   Log:
> >   Allow RuntimeConfigurable to be reused
> >   Do not replace UnknownElements with their actual class so
redefinitions
> >   get recreated.
> >
>
> This is a change for a pretty major bug in the current beta. Any
> redefinition of a task in a taskdef will cause all such tasks to be run
> without being configured. It is a side effect of the task invalidation
scheme.
>
> Anyway, this change fixes the problem and all test cases pass.
Nevertheless,
> as with any change in this area of Ant, it is probably worth being
> scrutinised by as many eyes as possible. In particular the removal of 
the
> code which replaces the unknown element with its actual class. I'm not
sure
> what other side effects this may cause.

I plan on taking a look at this in the near future, particularly in the
context of this bug:

    http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7926

I haven't tried it yet - but any thoughts on whether you just fixed that 
in
the process too?

Nice work, Conor.

Speaking of "future" - what is the time table for future Ant 1.5 betas or
final release?  I'll take a look at the bug list this coming week to see 
if
there are any I can address.

    Erik



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