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From Dave Rathnow <dave.rath...@wrx-ca.com>
Subject RE: Passing classpath information between build scripts
Date Fri, 15 Nov 2002 00:05:19 GMT

Dominique,

Thanks for the reply.  I was able to make it all work by including
the inheritRefs attribute when invoking the other Ant scripts.


Thanks for your help,
Dave.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dominique Devienne [mailto:DDevienne@lgc.com]
> Sent: November 14, 2002 8:27 AM
> To: 'Ant Users List'
> Subject: RE: Passing classpath information between build scripts
> 
> 
> Actually, I started writing it the other way around, but then 
> changed my
> mind. I think it makes more sense (and is more Ant-like) to 
> have the most
> specific build script augment the common-classpath, rather than the
> common-classpath be modified by the specific one (which resembles
> derivation, with some kind of template method implemented by 
> the specific
> script to return the specific part expected by the common script).
> 
> Am I making sense to you? If you don't mind posting what 
> you've really done
> so I can compare the two approaches, I'd appreciate (just out 
> of curiosity,
> and to know if I understood you correctly).
> 
> And of course, as was pointed out, you should probably 
> explicitly pass down
> the common-classpath with a nested <reference> in <ant> ;-) 
> Cheers, --DD
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Rathnow [mailto:dave.rathnow@wrx-ca.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 10:03 PM
> To: 'Ant Users List'
> Subject: RE: Passing classpath information between build scripts
> 
> 
> Dominique,
> 
> I think you example is backwards from what I described.
> Never-the-less, it is similar to what I'm looking for, except
> I can't get the refid passed from one build script to another.
> Have you gotten this to work?
> 
> Dave.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dominique Devienne [mailto:DDevienne@lgc.com]
> > Sent: November 13, 2002 11:23 AM
> > To: 'Ant Users List'
> > Subject: RE: Passing classpath information between build scripts
> > 
> > 
> > Try this approach (if I understood you correctly). --DD
> > 
> > --- common.xml ---
> > <path id="common-classpath">
> >   ...
> > </path>
> > 
> > --- specific1/build.xml
> > &common;
> > 
> > <path id="classpath">
> >   ... specific part
> >   <path refid="common-classpath"/>
> > </path>
> 
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