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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/testcases/org/apache/tools/ant TopLevelTaskTest.java
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2002 23:01:11 GMT
At 02:41 PM 7/15/2002 +0000, you wrote:
>   Allow target-less build files by
>
>   (1) making project's default attribute optional.

...

>        <td valign="top">default</td>
>        <td valign="top">the default target to use when no target is 
> supplied.</td>
>   -    <td align="center" valign="top">Yes.</td>
>   +    <td align="center" valign="top">No.  No target will be run if 
> omitted.</td>


-1

Don't like it one bit but I guess you knew that. Other build tools do not 
work this way, they have a default build process if none is specified. If 
you were to allow the default attribute to default to something meaningful 
(ie "main") then fine but dont think it should dfefault to no process.


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