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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Command line input
Date Thu, 15 Nov 2001 08:28:41 GMT
On Thu, 15 Nov 2001 19:19, Kevin Jones wrote:
> > > Is this a fundamental problem in Ant or is there some work-around?
> >
> > It is not a "fundamental problem in Ant" as much as a design
> > choice some made
> > when they originally wrote the java task. You could argue that it was the
> > wrong choice but thats a different thing.
>
> I didn't mean to slight the Ant developers (I love the thing). 

it takes a lot more to insult us/them - dont worry ;)

> I should
> have said a fundamental limitation, mean something designed in.

yep.

> > A solution for you may
> > be to modify
> > java task and then taskdef it like
>
> Do you mean write a custom task that extends the java task?

essentially yep. Or if you don't mind a real hack-job you can just copy-paste 
code into a new task. Thats what I would do personally - but I have been 
called lazy in the past ;)

>

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Cheers,

Pete

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