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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 38915] - ${property_value} doesn't expand in description (FEATURE REQUEST)
Date Fri, 10 Mar 2006 11:19:02 GMT
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------- Additional Comments From stevel@apache.org  2006-03-10 11:19 -------
The problem here is that we dont want to execute the build file before printing
the description --imagine the consequences if -p had side effects. 

I'm not sure we should even try to fix this, as it would fundamentally change
the semantics of a -p operation. You are free to use <echo> statements to in a
help target to provide more detail.

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