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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: Ant 2 et al.
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2002 08:49:22 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicolaken@apache.org> wrote on 07/09/2002 06:10:25 PM:

> dion@multitask.com.au wrote:
> > Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote on 07/08/2002 06:55:25 PM:
> > 
> > 
> >>On Mon, 8 Jul 2002, <dion@multitask.com.au> wrote:
> > 
> > [snip]
> > 
> >>>- Default processing for various tasks, e.g. run an ant task without
> >>>a build file, if all it wants is a simple property that can be made
> >>>available from the command line.
> >>
> >>Outside of Ant's scope, IMHO.  Jelly is able to do that, other tools
> >>could/can.
> > 
> > At the moment Jelly can't run anything from a command prompt in a user 

> > friendly way, as there's currently no 'jelly' script. This will be 
fixed 
> > shortly. But, back to the point, is running a 'jar' or 'javac' outside 
of
> > ant's scope? If not, then are you saying Ant must always require a 
build 
> > file?
> 
> You mean that you want to be able to run tasks by doing something like:
> 
>    ant -task cvs diff -u Myfile.java
> 
> Cool :-)
> 
> Why don't we enable it?
Amongst other things, yes. I'd like an easier way to adopt ant....

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> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
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