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From Conor MacNeill <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject Re: ant 1.5.4 : Import
Date Fri, 25 Jul 2003 14:59:22 GMT
On Sat, 26 Jul 2003 12:19 am, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Jul 2003, Conor MacNeill <conor@cortexebusiness.com.au>
>
> wrote:
> > Sure. Let me push the C/C++ analogy a little further.
>
> Leaving this analogy aside ...
>
> In the particular case you've mentioned (checkstyle.xml using
> build.xml) I'm absolutely with Ken, farm out the common stuff and
> import it from both.  Use composition instead of inheritance.
>

On the particular issue of this approach in Ant's build file, I would 
disagree. I would prefer to maintain Ant's main build file as a single entity 
and not factor out stuff to separate "headers" defining locations. Just MHO, 
of course.

Conor


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