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From Karsten Wutzke <kwut...@web.de>
Subject Re: warning: 'includeantruntime' was not set
Date Thu, 19 Aug 2010 09:16:40 GMT
+1 for giving up the policy of keeping stupid historical defaults. :-) Seriously, it doesn't
make sense for this issue to keep it. But I doubt this will be realized.

Karsten

>We have a policy of keeping stupid historical defaults.
>
>Peter
>
>
>On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 10:21 PM, Jesse Glick <jesse.glick@oracle.com> wrote:
>> On 08/18/2010 02:27 PM, Matt Benson wrote:
>>>
>>> I would still guess that more builds than not DON'T need to compile
>>> against Ant itself.
>>
>> Of course; at least an order of magnitude more. But those that do will be
>> *broken* if your suggested change is made, whereas those that don't get a
>> *warning* currently. My inclination was to err on the conservative side and
>> retain compatibility even at the cost of a little inconvenience.
>>
>> Call a vote if you want to change the default and break compatibility. 1.8.0
>> and 1.8.1 have the warning, so a break in 1.8.2 would only affect those who
>> ignored the warning for two prior releases. I don't know if Ant generally
>> has a policy for fixing stupid historical defaults, like failonerror=false.
>>
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