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From Niklas Matthies <>
Subject Re: AW: Conditional target problem
Date Thu, 19 Aug 2010 20:03:44 GMT
On Thu 2010-08-19 at 09:59h, Vimil Saju wrote on user:
> I read about the new macrodef task which can be used create a custom
> composite task by combining other tasks together. Using the macrodef
> task instead of antcall cant we overcome the performance overhead
> and the property visibility issues with antcall?

You lose Ant's target dependency management once you're in a macrodef.
Without that dependency management, you might as well use some
scripting language (with more human-friendly syntax than XML ;))
instead of Ant.

-- Niklas Matthies

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