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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Adding magic properties for targets?
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2008 11:12:04 GMT
Dominique Devienne wrote:
> I'd add that those properties, if made available, should probably be
> prefixed with ant., to make it clear they are "built-in". Perhaps:
> 
> ant.default-target
> ant.targets-invoked
> 
> I'm +0 on adding these "static" properties.
> 
> Since we're at it, we may also want to expose ant.current-target and
> ant.invoked-target properties, but these are "dynamic" since changing
> during the course of the build, so more problematic given the property
> immutability rules. Exposing them via a PropertyHelper to made it
> clear they are dynamic perhaps? ${dynamic:ant.current-target}...

That could be very good. I'm happier with that than using something that 
looks like an existing property and could easily stamp on existing 
properties

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