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From "Steve Cohen" <SCo...@sportvision.com>
Subject RE: Overridable targets?
Date Fri, 06 Jun 2003 22:04:01 GMT
Thanks.  I knew it was a feasible idea.

-----Original Message-----
From: Nicola Ken Barozzi [mailto:nicolaken@apache.org] 
Sent: Friday, June 06, 2003 10:05 AM
To: dev@ant.apache.org
Subject: Re: Overridable targets?



Steve Cohen wrote, On 06/06/2003 16.54:

> Here is a radical idea that I'd like to kick around a little.
> 
> The prohibition against more than one target of the same name in the 
> same build script seems logical, but it impedes a form of reuse that I

> think would be very handy to use.

It is already done in the <import> task that is in CVS for Ant 1.6. So
no more entity includes but a task to include other buildfiles, also 
with target override, and "super" target calling, so you can basically 
"extend" the imported target.

-- 
Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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