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From "Conor MacNeill" <>
Subject Re: Can Ant be used for other languages than Java...
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2001 15:34:47 GMT

Ant's primary goal has always been to be as a Java centric build tool.
Nevertheless, it can be used with other languages. Witness the support for
the .NET compiler and assembler. Whether it would be good for C++ projects,
well you'd have to suck it and see.

All, IMHO, of course.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Green" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2001 12:39 AM
Subject: Can Ant be used for other languages than Java...

> The introduction to Ant describes it as being "...kind of like make,
> make's wrinkles.".  Does this mean that with the right extensions, it
> be used to replace the use of make for building projects with C++ or
> languages?  If so, has anybody done this and are there any examples?
> - Steven.

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