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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: <libraries>
Date Thu, 20 Jan 2005 15:47:24 GMT
Matt Benson wrote:
> --- Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
> [SNIP] 
> 
>>I also think it would be convenient with my life if
>>as well as loading 
>>~/.ant/lib, that we had a properties file with my
>>own customisations, 
>>say  ~/.ant/build.properties
>>
>>That way I could set up things like proxy, maven
>>repository, etc, in one 
>>place and have everything track it. I thought maybe
>>we did this already, 
>>but couldnt see it in the docs or the source.
>>
>>-steve
> 
> 
> Steve, do you mean something more automagical than
> adding "-propertyfile foo.properties" to ANT_ARGS?

exactly, its as if  -propertyfile ~/ant/ant.properties was built in 
(though its a shame we dont get property expansion in there)

the nice thing about building it in is that it gets picked up under IDEs 
and the like.

-steve

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