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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Limit PropertyHelper delegates to a certain scope?
Date Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:35:10 GMT
Seems like scoped delegates would be handy, perhaps more so than straight-up
delegate removal.  It might be possible to use the existing notion of
property scopes to support this.

Matt

On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Jeffrey E Care <carej@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Yeah, I've been working on other projects for quite a while but recently I
> got thrown back into low-level build stuff. I'm still trying to push some
> Ant patches through IBM's legal approval process so if/when that ever
> happens you're likely to see some more of me.
>
> Anyway, I figured that there was no way to remove delegates, so my hacky
> work around will have to do for now I guess. I'm curious to get the
> community's thoughts on this: would delegate removal be a valuable thing to
> have? If there's a consensus that delegate removal is a good thing then I'm
> willing to work on it and submit it with the other patches that I have in
> the pipe.
>  ____________________________________________________________________________________________
>  Jeffrey E. (Jeff) Care
> *carej@us.ibm.com* <carej@us.ibm.com>
>  IBM WebSphere Application Server
> WAS Release Engineering
>
>  [image: WebSphere Mosiac]
> [image: WebSphere Brandmark]
>
>
>
>
>
> From:        Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com>
> To:        Ant Developers List <dev@ant.apache.org>
> Date:        07/27/2011 02:48 PM
> Subject:        Re: Limit PropertyHelper delegates to a certain scope?
> ------------------------------
>
>
>
> Hi, Jeff!  Seems like it's been awhile.  :)
>
>  Off the top of my head the only thing that occurs to me are
> ant/antcall/subant:  the tasks that create a new project.  :/
>
> Matt
>
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Jeffrey E Care <carej@us.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> > I have a situation where I'm retrofitting some old code to use the
> > PropertyHelper delegates that where added in Ant 1.8; in particular I
> need
> > to limit that scope to which a certain delegate is active.
> >
> > I know how to add a delegate but there doesn't seem to be any way of
> > removing a delegate once it's no longer needed: they seem to persist
> > forever. As a stop-gap I've added a way to "deactivate" my delegate such
> > that it will always return the proper values so that the next delegate
> will
> > be invoked, but that seems like a poor work around.
> >
> > Is there a better way to do this?
> >
> ____________________________________________________________________________________________
> >  Jeffrey E. (Jeff) Care
> > *carej@us.ibm.com* <carej@us.ibm.com>
>
> >  IBM WebSphere Application Server
> > WAS Release Engineering
> >
> >  [image: WebSphere Mosiac]
> > [image: WebSphere Brandmark]
> >
> >
>
>

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