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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: if and depends in a target
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2001 13:23:31 GMT
On Wed,  8 Aug 2001 23:31, Kai Bartels wrote:
> Hi *!

Hi !

> I just learned by try and error that the tags "if" and "depends" in a
> target don't cooperate the way I expected.
> I expected that, when a target is nor executed because of some if or unless
> clause, all dpenedend targets won't be executed, either. But they are!

yup.

> Is this considered a bug or a feature? :^) 

feature ;)

> What will be the behaviour of the next Ant release?

same as it is now.

Cheers,

Pete

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