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From Peter Reilly <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: warning: 'includeantruntime' was not set
Date Thu, 19 Aug 2010 08:04:10 GMT
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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