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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Doing Ant builds
Date Mon, 15 Jun 2009 11:40:59 GMT
Michael Ludwig wrote:
> Steve Loughran schrieb am 12.06.2009 um 11:49:48 (+0100):
>> we do strive to be more declarative than fully procedural languages,
>> we don't have loops and so lack full turing-equivalence. There are
>> also limits to what you can do in java
> I think I can take this to mean "in Ant extensions (written in Java)".
> So what are these limits?

getting at file permissions is one big problem; no easy way to 
read/write the unix permissions. <tar> and <untar> lose stuff, as does 

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