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From Dominique Devienne <>
Subject RE: Ant+xslt question
Date Wed, 14 Jul 2004 14:12:05 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alexey N. Solofnenko []
> I am doing something like that, but not with XSLT. I have written a
> Jython (Java Python) script to generate ANT build files. Using a Java
> based scripting language does not add new requirements (Jython is just a
> Jar file + modules). Before that I was using Perl, but it would require
> every build computer to have Perl installed.
> Chris wrote:
> >I just had a quick conceptual question for those with experience using
> >XSLT to generate Ant build files.  I have an application that is created
> >from a handful of different projects that all have similar build files.
> >Is the general idea to run my configuration xml file through a
> >translation to get a generic build file and then pipe that output
> >through smaller translations for each particular project to change
> >anything that is particular to a project?  I just want to make sure I'm
> >thinking about this the right way and not missing something that might
> >be simpler.

Now that Ant 1.6.x has <import>, just use that. Tons simpler that go thru
XSLT or anything script based. --DD

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