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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Conditional import?
Date Thu, 16 Sep 2010 04:03:26 GMT
On 2010-09-15, John W. Lewis wrote:

> Can imports go in targets?


Ant needs to know all targets in order to build the dependency graph
before it can start executing the first target.  This means all <import>
must have been done before any target is run.

> The way I have done it in the past is to conditionally set a property
> and import the property.  When I don't want to import something, I set
> the property to a filename that does not exist.  Make sure you
> <import optional="true" />.

Good idea.


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