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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: <apply executable> question
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2004 07:16:08 GMT
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, Matt Benson <> wrote:

> Not that hard to code

Try it ;-)

OK, it is not that hard, but not easy within the confines of Ant's
public API either - without breaking signatures of methods that have
to be kept for backwards compatibility, that is.

One of the biggest problems is that Ant opens the output file before
you have a chance to perform timestamp checks - so the output files
cannot easily be used as <apply> targets IIRC.  


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