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From Jeffrey E Care <ca...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Compiling against a shared code area
Date Sun, 02 Jan 2005 19:56:19 GMT
To the best of my knowledge Ant does not support VPATHs.

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Jeffrey E. Care (carej@us.ibm.com)
WebSphere Build SWAT Team Lead
WebSphere Build Tooling Lead (Project Mantis)
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"McIntosh, Stephen" <Stephen.McIntosh@gs.com> wrote on 12/30/2004 04:31:00 
PM:

> Hello.  I'm not quite a newbie user of Ant, but I'm not an expert 
either.
> I'm hoping there's a solution to my problem:
> 
> I would like to have Ant compile a set of java files against two 
separate
> source directories, one "local" and one "shared".
> This can easily be done like this:
> 
> <javac   srcdir = "${local}:${shared}"
>    destdir="${dest}">
> </javac>
> 
> except that this solution assumes that the local and shared directories 
do
> not have any overlapping files.
> 
> In my situation, there necessarily will be a lot of overlapping files.
> 
> The above method leads to a "duplicate class" error.
> 
> Is there a way for me to make Ant take source files from the shared area
> unless they exist in the local area, and then take them from the local 
area
> instead?
> 
> Thanks, 
>   Steve

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