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From "Peter Reilly" <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Optional target support?
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2007 18:54:38 GMT
The easy way is to have a common.xml that is included in
by each subproject. The common.xml would have a "foo"
target with an empty implementation.

<target name="foo"/>

Any sub project could then have there own "foo" target that
would override the imported one.

Peter

On 11/2/07, Jeffrey E Care <carej@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> I've been trying to remember: is there any support for optional targets?
>
> The scenario is that I have a very large tree, with many (i.e. several
> hundred) subprojects; I want to run a certain target (let's call it "foo")
> on each project that defines the target, but I don't have a good way of
> knowing which projects actually define the "foo" target.
>
> I'm pretty sure that I could satisfy this requirement with a custom
> executor (i.e. just skip the target if it's not defined), but I was
> racking my brain to make sure that there isn't already something like this
> in 1.6.5; does anybody know?
>
> ____________________________________________________________________________________________
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> Jeffrey E. (Jeff) Care
> carej@us.ibm.com
> IBM WebSphere Application Server
> Systems Management Tools Development
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