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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@richardhall.net>
Subject Re: Two issues
Date Wed, 21 Feb 2001 07:00:36 GMT
Tim Vernum wrote:

> OK, I'm not sure if I follow you correctly.
> Each time I read it, I get a different view of what you are saying.
>
> In this case:
>
> <target name="A">
>         <property name="prop" value="A"/>
>         <echo message="${prop}"/>
> </target>
>
> <target name="B" depends="A">
>         <property name="prop" value="B"/>
>         <echo message="${prop}"/>
> </target>
>
> $ ant B
>
> should print
>
> A
> A

Yep, that's exactly correct.  It is not the bahavior I would expect.  The
docs say that parent properties override child properties, I would not have
thought that in this case target A would be considered the parent of target
B.  But if that's the way it is supposed to work, then I will have to deal
with it.

-> richard


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