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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: passing of properties from a child ant task to its parent
Date Wed, 15 Jan 2003 08:46:46 GMT
On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Dave Draper <> wrote:

> I can't see a lot of difference between the <ant>
> and <antcall> tags.

Me neither.  

<antcall> is nothing else than

<ant dir="${basedir}" antfile="${ant.file}">

with <property> translated to <param>.  This may change in the future
to avoid the overhead of reparsing the build file, but it is how it is
implemented in Ant 1.5 and even current CVS HEAD.


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