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From "Macey, Ian" <>
Subject RE: package puzzle
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2001 15:04:12 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Diane Holt []
> Sent: 09 April 2001 15:16
> To:
> Subject: Re: package puzzle
> You'll most likely need to respecify the "srcdir" and, if 
> you're including
> specific files, the path to where those files are found. 
> Specify "srcdir"
> up to the point where the package structure begins and included files
> beginning at com.

Okay, am still confused by Ant's behaviour when I introduce a package.
Have reduced the problem to the following build.xml:

<project name="Prj" default="compile" basedir=".">
    <target name="compile">
        <javac srcdir="." destdir="classes" includes="*.java"> 

And the following

package x;  //Toggle this line to demo problem

class Prj {
   public static void main(String args[]) {}

Both build.xml and are located in a directory 'Prj'. One sub
directory, 'classes', is created below 'Prj'.

With the 'package x;' line commented out all is as expected - Prj.class
is created in Prj/classes on the first run of Ant, and subsequent runs of 
Ant do nothing (Prj.class is up to date).

WIth the 'package x;' line uncommented (as above) the Prj.class is 
created in Prj/classes/x when I run Ant, as expected, but subsequent
runs of Ant also compile (even though the Prj.class is up to date
and should not be compiled).

Am obviously missing something here...




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