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From Dominique Devienne <>
Subject RE: CORBA IDL uptodate checking
Date Wed, 05 Feb 2003 19:23:34 GMT
This is the best course of action evidently, when it can be taken that is.

Had SUN's own jaxb task not been 'dumb', I wouldn't have had to add 'smarts'
around it, wrapping it as a black box, trying to deal with its effects.
Definitely not ideal... --DD

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Loughran [] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 12:19 PM
To: Ant Developers List
Subject: Re: CORBA IDL uptodate checking

> I wrote an Ant task for the IDL compiler from OpenORB project.
> I would like to add an uptodate check for compiling only the necessary IDL
> files.
> I looked in the current sources and the main challenge stays in figuring
> the java files that will be generated out of an IDL file.
> I wonder if anyone has done that before ?

ahh, Axis's Wsdl2java has the same problem; you need to know too much about
what is going on before you can do dependencies. In the axis case I'm
debating integrating the dependency checking *into* the implementation code,
rather than just a task wrapper;

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