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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Ant 1.7.0Beta3 released
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2006 09:04:50 GMT
Hans Schwaebli wrote:
> Why does it take so long to finish the next version of Ant?

1. we go through a rigorous beta test phase as it is the best way of 
making sure you havent broken anything. Even so, we know that lots of 
people will not touch it until version 1.7.0 ships, and there will be a 
flurry of bugreps, usually related to odd system configurations

> Because of the delay of the next Ant version, the next version of Cruise Control is delayed

2. That's a shame. I've been using Luntbuild and it binds quite nicely 
to Ant1.7

> At least you should have released quickly a Ant version with built in support for JUnit

Alternatively, "Junit4 should have been backwards compatilbe with the 
previous version. See point (1)

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