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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Control flow (if,while,for) proposal in ant (xml based).
Date Wed, 08 Nov 2000 08:39:21 GMT
>>>>> "MR" == Marcel Ruff <> writes:

 MR> Hi, what about some control flow in build.xml:

 MR> What do you think

No, please let's keep these things out of Ant.

 MR> does it makes sense?

Yes, but not as a part of Ant. Having a second tool that takes a XML
file containing what you describe and creating a Ant build file (like
configure for make) would be nice though.

Putting these kind of things right into Ant would make Ant something
different than it is today - and not for the better of it IMHO.


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