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From peterrei...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: ant WHATSNEW
Date Tue, 18 May 2004 09:04:27 GMT
peterreilly    2004/05/18 02:04:27

  Modified:    .        Tag: ANT_16_BRANCH WHATSNEW
  Log:
  sync with HEAD
  
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  1.503.2.91 +44 -30    ant/WHATSNEW
  
  Index: WHATSNEW
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/ant/WHATSNEW,v
  retrieving revision 1.503.2.90
  retrieving revision 1.503.2.91
  diff -u -r1.503.2.90 -r1.503.2.91
  --- WHATSNEW	13 May 2004 07:13:47 -0000	1.503.2.90
  +++ WHATSNEW	18 May 2004 09:04:27 -0000	1.503.2.91
  @@ -40,11 +40,23 @@
   * <java> swallowed the stack trace of exceptions thrown by the
     executed program if run in the same VM.
   
  +* -projecthelp swallowed (configuration) errors silently.
  +  Bugzilla report 27732.
  +
  +* filterset used by filtertask doesn't respect loglevel. Bugzilla Report 27568.
  +
  +* wrong compare used in ProjectComponent for logging. Bugzilla Report 28070.
  +
  +* failOnAny attribute for <parallel> was broken. Bugzilla Report 28122.
  +
   * If <javac> uses gcj and any of the nested <compilerarg>s implies
     compilation to native code (like -o or --main), Ant will not pass
     the -C switch to gcj.  This means you can now compile to native code
     with gcj which has been impossible in Ant < 1.6.2.
   
  +* <import optional="false"> and <import optional="true">
  +  behaved identically.
  +
   * <xslt> now sets the context classloader if you've specified a nested
     <classpath>.  Bugzilla Report 24802.
   
  @@ -56,28 +68,29 @@
   * AntClassLoader#getResource could return invalid URLs.  Bugzilla
     Report 28060.
   
  -* AntLikeTasksAtTopLevelTest failed on cygwin.
  -
  -* replacestring tokenfilter only replaced the first occurrence.
  -
   * Ant failed to locate tools.jar if the jre directory name wasn't all
     lowercase.  Bugzilla Report 25798.
   
   * Redirector exhibited inconsistent behavior with regard to split
  -   output.  When sent to file only, files would be created in all
  -   cases; when split file-property, files were only created if
  -   writes were performed.
  +  output.  When sent to file only, files would be created in all
  +  cases; when split file-property, files were only created if
  +  writes were performed.
   
   * fixed case handling of scriptdef attributes and elements.
   
   * UNC pathnames did not work for ANT_HOME or -lib locations on Windows.
     Bugzilla report 27922.
   
  +* replacestring tokenfilter only replaced the first occurrence.
  +
  +* AntLikeTasksAtTopLevelTest failed on cygwin.
  +
   * I/O-intensive processes hung when executed via <exec spawn="true">.
     Bugzilla reports 23893/26852.
   
  -* -projecthelp swallowed (configuration) errors silently.
  -  Bugzilla report 27732.
  +* JDependTask did not close an output file. Bugzilla Report 28557.
  +
  +* Using <macrodef> could break XmlLogger. Bugzilla Report 28993.
   
   Other changes:
   --------------
  @@ -85,9 +98,9 @@
   * Docs fixes for xmlvalidate.html, javadoc.html, starteam.
     Bugzilla Reports 27092, 27284, 27554.
   
  -* Shipped XML parser is now Xerces-J 2.6.2.
  +* <pathconvert> now accepts nested <mapper>s.  Bugzilla Report 26364.
   
  -* upgrade to xml-apis.jar from Xerces-J 2.6.2.
  +* Shipped XML parser is now Xerces-J 2.6.2.
   
   * Added nested file element to filelist.
   
  @@ -108,13 +121,13 @@
   
   * <touch> has filelist support.
   
  -* <pathconvert> now accepts nested <mapper>s.  Bugzilla Report 26364.
  -
   * <nice> task lets you set the priority of the current thread; non-forking
     <java> code will inherit this priority in their main thread.
   
   * New attribute "negate" on <propertyset> to invert selection criteria.
   
  +* Target now supports a Location member.  Bugzilla Report 28599.
  +
   * New "pattern" attribute for <date> selector.
   
   * <junit> has a new forkmode attribute that controls the number of
  @@ -126,8 +139,19 @@
     one it currently builds as well.  See the new <indexjars> element
     for details.  Bugzilla Report 14255.
   
  +* Permit building under JDK 1.5. Bugzilla Report 28996.
  +
  +* minor Javadoc changes. Bugzilla Report 28998.
  +
  +* Misc. corrections in SignJar.java. Bugzilla Report 28999.
  +
  +* Remove redundant <hr> from javah.html. Bugzilla Report 28995.
  +
  +* Ignore built distributions. Bugzilla Report 28997.
  +
  +
   Changes from Ant 1.6.0 to Ant 1.6.1
  -===================================
  +=============================================
   
   Changes that could break older environments:
   --------------------------------------------
  @@ -137,6 +161,12 @@
   
   Fixed bugs:
   -----------
  +* Remove a recursive template call in the junit xsls that could trigger a stack
  +  overflow. It now uses Xalan extensions to call a Java class directly.
  +  Bugzilla Report 19301
  +  
  +* Fix spurious infinite loop detection for filters (introduced in ant 1.6.0).
  +  Bugzilla Report 23154.
   
   * Fix handling of default ant namespace for nested elements.
   
  @@ -147,9 +177,6 @@
   * Ant could fail to start with a NullPointerException if
     ANT_HOME/lib/ant-launcher.jar was part of the system CLASSPATH.
   
  -* Fix spurious infinite loop detection for filters (introduced in ant 1.6.0).
  -  Bugzilla Report 23154.
  -
   * presetdef'ed types did not work with the ant-type attribute
   
   * fixed case handling of macrodef attributes and elements. Bugzilla
  @@ -163,29 +190,16 @@
   * Ant now fails with a more useful message if a new process will be
     forked in a directory and that directory doesn't exist.
   
  -* junitreport was failing for long string litterals
  -  Bugzilla Report 19301.
  -
   * <splash> used to break the build on non-GUI environments.  Bugzilla
     report 11482.
   
   * Ant 1.6.0 cannot run build scripts in directories with non-ASCII names.
     Bugzilla Report 26642.
   
  -* filterset used by filtertask doesn't respect loglevel. Bugzilla Report 27568.
  -
  -* wrong compare used in ProjectComponent for logging. Bugzilla Report 28070.
  -
  -* failOnAny attribute for <parallel> was broken. Bugzilla Report 28122.
  -
  -* JDependTask did not close an output file. Bugzilla Report 28557.
  -
   Other changes:
   --------------
   
   * Shipped XML parser is now Xerces-J 2.6.1
  -
  -* upgrade to xml-apis.jar from Xerces-J 2.6.1.
   
   * <fixcrlf> has a new attribute - fixlast. Bugzilla Report 23262.
   
  
  
  

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