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From "Assaf Arkin" <>
Subject Re: Interactive Shell Support
Date Tue, 06 Jan 2009 02:51:55 GMT
On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 5:35 PM, Daniel Spiewak <> wrote:
>> I think the only difference is that I would have one CLASSPATH that
>> grows (and sometimes shrinks) over time, rather than jumping between
>> projects. A matter of style. I obviously prefer my style, but my
>> advise right now would be to pick one option, code it, and start using
>> it, and see over time if it feels restricting/annoying.
> Coded!  :-)  Branch: interactive-shell
> It's worth noting that I rarely use sub-projects, so in practice my style
> and yours are likely indistinguishable.  I'm curious as to the opinion of
> the community at large.
> Out of curiousity, in your style, you do you envision the shell task
> determining the correct compile task?  This task must be a pre-requisite for
> `shell`.  Also, the task needs to be able to locate CLASSPATH information
> from somewhere.  If the task isn't project-local, where does it come from?

I was thinking something like (outside of any project definition):

shell.with project(...)

which will use compile target and dependencies and infer the target.


> Also, open a JIRA issue for this enhancement so we can track it.
> Daniel

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