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From "Antoine Levy-Lambert" <levylamb...@tiscali-dsl.de>
Subject Re: import functionality in 1.6?
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2003 20:02:54 GMT
Your name appears with an @author tag in
src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/ImportTask.java
That's why I thought you were one of the authors.
Antoine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dominique Devienne" <DDevienne@lgc.com>
To: "'Ant Users List'" <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 9:54 PM
Subject: RE: import functionality in 1.6?


> For the record, I didn't do anything with import... I did at one point
allow
> for multiple levels of imports, detecting circular imports, but I don't
> believe it's still part of Costin's code base, and even then I only
modified
> code submitted by Nicola Ken Barozzi. --DD
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Antoine Levy-Lambert [mailto:levylambert@tiscali-dsl.de]
> > Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 2:42 PM
> > To: Ant Users List
> > Subject: Re: import functionality in 1.6?
> >
> > Dear Tim,
> >
> > A flavor of the import task is already available in ant 1.6alpha.
> > There is no documentation available <AFAIK/>
> > A brief look at the code (authors Costin Manolache and Dominique
Devienne)
> > shows that the task only has one attribute :
> > <import file="full_path_to_your_xml_file"/>
> > for some reason, the task does not support the usual relative paths
> > (relative to project directory) available in ant.
> > It would be good actually if you download ant 1.6alpha and try the task.
> > There will be some new, not yet developed functionality in ant 1.6
final,
> > but I do not expect tasks that have been added since 1.5.3 to be removed
> > between the current 1.6alpha and 1.6 final. (I hope the other ant
> > committers
> > are not going to contradict me). There is no binding timeframe for
> > 1.6final,
> > and Conor McNeill mentioned August 2003 as a possibility.
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Antoine
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Tim Gordon" <tim.gordon@allustra.com>
> > To: "Ant Users List" <user@ant.apache.org>
> > Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 6:32 PM
> > Subject: import functionality in 1.6?
> >
> >
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > I've heard that there will be some kind of import functionality
> > available
> > in
> > > ANT 1.6. Can anyone give me some kind of indication of what will be on
> > offer
> > > and what kind of limitations it will have? I have to make a judgement
> > call
> > > concerning the impact on development time the current constraints of
ANT
> > > will have - it's all to do with honouring implied dependencies between
> > > projects.
> > >
> > > The biggest problem we have with ANT is the lack of ability to express
> > > 'depends'-style dependency expressed at the task level on a task
that's
> > > defined in another build.xml - this severely limits how far we can
> > refactor
> > > our build system. The only way I can see to do this sort of dependency
> > > expression at the moment is with entities defined in DTDs, which while
> > > workable isn't really what we're after as doesn't seem to be in the
> > spirit
> > > of ANT.
> > >
> > > Tim Gordon
> > >
> > > Allustra Limited
> > > 1 Royal Exchange Avenue
> > > London
> > > EC3V 3LT
> > > Tel 020 7464 4190
> > > Tel 020 7464 4194
> > > http://www.allustra.com/
> > >
> > >
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