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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Adding equals() and hashCode() methods to Task and Target
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2006 16:58:23 GMT
Robert Smith wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> 
>> Yes, I'm aware of it, its on the general list of "abuses of Ant", but on
>> the mild scale compared to GridAnt or (possibly) Askalon.
> 
> Ouch! Where can I find this list, and what can I do to get off of it?

Its in my head. All you have to do is remember that ant is a build tool, 
not a generic workflow system designed for multi-day use across a farm 
of machines.

>> If its just the logger, dont you really need a special remote task
>> logger instead of trying to use local classes as proxies for the distant
>> ones.
> 
> Possible. I do seem to recall that there was a (seemingly) valid
> reason to do it this way at the time.
> 
>> Or, we tune XmlLogger to store things differently, perhaps by
>> giving every task/target a unique ID, which could just be a number
>> allocated by a synchronized counter.
> 
> Yes. This would probably be the easiest, and safest solution.

well, contribs in that area would be best all round, I think.

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