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From Geoff Howard <>
Subject Re: XConfToolTask and more than one patch action per file
Date Mon, 10 May 2004 17:39:40 GMT
+1 from me - I didn't know why it was that way either and just left things as I 
found them whenever I've touched it.  This task goes back pretty far though IIRC 
- maybe there was a forgotten reason?


Ralph Goers wrote:

> I had thought about doing this in my last update to XConfToolTask, but I
> didn't want to add two features in one patch.
> Doing this could actually be pretty easy.  Currently, it looks at the root
> node and grabs info from it. It would be pretty easy to see if the child
> nodes are some sort of "patch" node, and if so iterate through them getting
> the info that would normally be on the root node from each patch node
> instead.
> It would be nice to do this as you could put related patches in one file.
> Ralph
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Claas Thiele [] 
> Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 9:00 AM
> To:
> Subject: XConfToolTask and more than one patch action per file
> Whats the reason for having one patch action per patchfile only?
> Using filesets the execution order of the patches is not predictable and 
> so it is a hell writing more complex patches.
> Would it be a good idea having a set of actions in one patchfile like 
> xupdate has?
> Claas

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