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From "Martin Gainty" <>
Subject Re: Building multiple projects from one ant build.xml
Date Sat, 23 Sep 2006 13:04:34 GMT
I somehow missed the reply to the original question

you can accomplish the objective with <ant antfile illustrated here

if however you wanted to pull from multiple repositories use maven

Viel Gluck
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen McConnell" <>
To: "'Ant Users List'" <>
Sent: Saturday, September 23, 2006 3:13 AM
Subject: RE: Building multiple projects from one ant build.xml

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: [] 
>> Sent: Friday, 22 September 2006 11:42 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Building multiple projects from one ant build.xml
>> Hello, is there any possibility to several projects from one 
>> build.xml.
> Yes - but in general I think it is fair to say that Ant does not excel in
> this area.  Ant is great when the focus is on building a single codebase and
> generating a collection of artifacts (jar files, etc.) from that codebase.
> When you attempt to use Ant as a vehicle for multi-project builds things get
> very complicated very quickly.  A better solution is to use tools dedicated
> to multi-project build management.
> Cheers, Steve.
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> Stephen McConnell
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