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From "Stefano Mancarella" <>
Subject Re: <import> and <path>s
Date Wed, 06 Oct 2004 15:01:22 GMT
Dominique Devienne wrote:
> Note that by putting the extension classpath before the <import>,
> and removing the it from common.xml, this works fine, and has the
> advantage of failing the build is the importing build file does
> not declare a path with the required ID.

But it also makes the common build file incomplete until it is imported 
by another build file, and it creates a mutual dependency between the 
two files.

> Kind of like having an 'abstract' path.
> Granted, that's more a side effect than by design, far from being
> either obvious or elegant, but it should work nonetheless (although
> I didn't try it). --DD

Yeah, it should work. But I prefer to have a callable/complete common.xml.

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