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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: [new tasks] presetdef and macrodef
Date Sun, 24 Aug 2003 19:01:29 GMT

[returned from holiday, happy to read the list again :-) ]

Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote, On 22/08/2003 14.58:
>>From: Gus Heck [] 
>>If macro definitions are available to sub builds, then your 3rd case 
>>might occur, but I don't think it would be good to allow macros to be 
>>called across build file boundaries. builds would be almost 
>>unintelligible without tracking down the macros from other files.
> This is all regular kosher ANT stuff, up to this day, <taskdef/>s get
> inherited, they do not need to be redeclared for the task to be
> available during the <antcall/>. 
> We already have a solution for the case of <taskdef> I would just like
> the behavior on both cases to be the same, so to reduce the leaarning
> curve.

What about making them part of antlibs too?

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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