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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: macrodef and properties
Date Mon, 17 Nov 2003 12:20:58 GMT
On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Antoine Levy-Lambert <antoine@antbuild.com>
wrote:

> why are you saying that local variables are necessary to make
> <macrodef> useful ?

There is a certain type of "<antcall> macros" that you cannot replace
with <macrodef> without "local" properties.  Macros that create
"temporary" properties and do something with them.  With <antcall>
those temporaries are isolated from each other, in <macrodef> they are
not.

See also <http://stefanbodewig.blogger.de/stories/15237/>

Stefan

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