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Subject AW: AW: Default excludes and Subversion on Windows
Date Fri, 18 Aug 2006 09:38:07 GMT
I added a note to <defaultexcludes>. Please recheck.


>-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: [] 
>Gesendet: Freitag, 18. August 2006 09:13
>Betreff: AW: AW: Default excludes and Subversion on Windows
>If we reject automatically handling _svn directories (as a 
>"hack" as said by svn-people), we should document it in the 
>manual of <defaultexcludes> and svn-antlib with a reference 
>(and a quotation) of the svn statement.
>>-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>>Von: Antoine Levy-Lambert []
>>Gesendet: Mittwoch, 16. August 2006 01:41
>>An: Ant Developers List
>>Betreff: Re: AW: Default excludes and Subversion on Windows
>>I would also not make the behavior of defaultexcludes 
>conditional upon 
>>an environment variable.
>>I would also go to inconditionnally hardwire exclude _svn directories.
>>-------- Original-Nachricht --------
>>Datum: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 11:53:21 -0500
>>Von: "Dominique Devienne" <>
>>An: "Ant Developers List" <>
>>Betreff: Re: AW: Default excludes and Subversion on Windows
>>> > Accessing environment variables from Java is a hack. Do we want to
>>> always
>>> > execute it? In case of failure, normal build execution can be 
>>> > affected,
>>> even
>>> > if people do not care about "_svn" directory names.
>>> Not in JDK 1.5+ anymore. But I agree than fetching the env if that 
>>> user hasn't explicitly done it already is a bit heavy handed.
>>> I hesitate between Stefan's position of requiring the user to do it 
>>> explicitly and adding it to the default excludes. Since 
>>> <defaultexcludes> allows both adds and removes, I guess 
>adding it to 
>>> the hardwired defaults (unconditionally, no env fetching) would 
>>> benefit more people, and Kev and others can still do an explicit 
>>> <defaultexcludes remove="**/_svn/**>, although I guess a remove is 
>>> trickier, since requires knowing the exact pattern to remove.
>>> --DD
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