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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] beanutils build system
Date Sat, 23 Mar 2002 05:46:28 GMT
Hi Jon,

Would you be happy (ie, would it build on your system) if we applied the
patch with the following modifications?

1) Source ${basedir}/ before

Many people have a ~/ with default values, which only
needs to be overridden by ./ for unusual cases. Changing
the order breaks these people's setups. So I'm proposing that the order

<property file="${basedir}/" />
<property file="${user.home}/" />
<property file="${user.home}/" />
<property file="${basedir}/" />

2) Not delete Ie, will
default the values to ${lib.repo}/.., but people without a jar
repository can still 'cp' and
have things working.

I quite like the idea. Keeps build.xml clean, and
you don't lose your place in build.xml when looking up the value of a

If we're all happy with this, the change should be done to all projects,
not just beanutils (yes I volunteer).


On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 03:33:54PM -0800, Jon Scott Stevens wrote:
> Included is a patch for the beanutils build system so that it will build out
> of the box without having to mv to
> It removes the file and adds it as
> It basically implements a build system similar to Lucene, Scarab, Turbine,
> etc...please apply it.
> -jon

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