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From "Martin Gainty" <mgai...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: No package found
Date Fri, 26 May 2006 15:46:25 GMT
Good Evening from across the pond-

As far as changing text strings I can see this as useful for language conversion and going
with locale specific Resource implementation
but I cant see the benefit of that feature 
*unless you can put in something like a 'turbo switch' which will ignore package specifications*

Cheers,
Martin-
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Loughran" <stevel@apache.org>
To: "Ant Users List" <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 9:57 AM
Subject: Re: No package found


> Martin Gainty wrote:
>> Heres my take
>> If I am coding a once - y thing and it WORKS and I say wait a minute
>> this is a waste of time since I am doing the SAME operation for all entities in a
container
>> namely all file(s) in the folder
>> then I extract out the file specific stuff namely filename.extension and then use
the folder spec
>> 
>> the level of sophistication of Java Developer should know that when I point to this
source folder thats it
>> If my equipment is pointing at the Sun when I should be pointing at Mars I might
fry the equipment thats ok
>> after all we're all professionals and we're supposed to know what we're doing..I
said supposed to
>> 
>> My suggestions is Dont look for packages or anything else..thats way too much handlholding
besides thats the implementor's job
> 
> I think the problem is the same as with javac, or java, its not enough 
> to hand off files to the tool, you need to hand of files in the right 
> package hierarchy. Ant tasks do have to know what params to send down to 
> javadoc, and if you look at those options its clearly a complex beast. 
> If you look at the command line options, it seems to want to know about 
> packages to exclude and subpackages too.
> 
> i.e. javadoc command line takes
> -a list of packages
> -a list of files in the root folder
> 
> Ant works backwards from directories with java files in (or package.html 
> files) to create a list of packages.
> 
> so i'd conclude that yes, we do need to know about packages. A file 
> submitted as a self contained file will be assumed to be in the default 
> package, not in some sub package that is somehow guess.
> 
> 
> What could be done is to improve the error messages to make it clear 
> what is going on and provide hints as how to fix the build file. A URL 
> to a wiki entry would be one option, e.g.
> 
> [info] skipping empty package, see 
> http://ant.apache.org/wiki/messages/javadoc#packages
> 
> 
> 
>> 
>> So the same functionality that works for srcdir should work the SAME for sourcepath
except its not looking for a specific file its looking at the folder..
>> 
> 
> 
>> Other than that...Hows life in oregon these days??
> 
> wouldnt know. UK now. Got bored with all the skiing, mountain biking, 
> sunny summers.
> 
>> As always Its expensive living here in the democratic republic ...
> 
> 
> I thought it was now the FDR, not the DDR ;?
>> 
>> Thanks Steve,
>> M-
> 
> -steve
> 
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