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From Peter Reilly <peter.rei...@corvil.com>
Subject use of canonical in <import>
Date Tue, 27 Apr 2004 09:55:22 GMT
Jesse has found a problem with the use of <import> in a modular
build system - in netbeans.
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=28505

Basicly the issue is whether to canonicalize the imported file name
or to use the absolute path.

Jesse makes a good point for using the absolute path. The problem
is that this is a incompatible change.

One could make the point that this is a bug and so should be fixed.

(Use may need to be made of FileUtils.normalize() as well as
File.getAbsolutePath() has given problems before).

Peter


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