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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject RE: criticism: property handling (here: no overwrite)
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2001 07:02:05 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@apache.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, 13 June 2001 4:55 PM
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: criticism: property handling (here: no overwrite)
>
>
> Christopher Berry <christopher.berry@etrade.com> wrote:
>
> > Will Ant2 also include lazy instantiation of <path> elements?? This
> > would be quite helpful, particularly in certain boot-strapping
> > situations.
>
> I'm not exactly sure what you mean by lazy instantiation of <path>
> elements,

It would be nice if the path didn't evaluate the fileset until it needed to
supply the path so that paths based on jars in a fileset where the jars
don't yet exist can be used (if you know what I mean)

That may be what was intended here.

Conor


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