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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: "private" targets
Date Thu, 01 Nov 2001 22:22:58 GMT
On Fri, 2 Nov 2001 07:10, Todd Chambery wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've noticed that, for organization's sake and code reuse, I've created a
> lot of "dependent" targets.  These are essentially fragments common to
> other targets for which it would make sense to run independently.
> I'd like to make it so they could only be run when called from within the
> buildfile (not when listed on the command line), thereby more tightly
> controlling how my buildfile can be used.  Is there any facility for doing
> this?

No. However in the CVS version of ant if a task does not have description="" 
attribute it is sorta private. It is not displayed to user when they do a 
"ant -projecthelp"



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