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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: New Forrestbot in the works (Re: forrestbot configuration)
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2003 06:05:08 GMT
Jeff Turner wrote:
> The current Forrestbot implementation (XSLT generating Ant) is inflexible
> and convoluted.  Over the last few days I've been rewriting the
> Forrestbot using Ant 1.6's <import> facility.  There's 'get-src', 'site',
> 'deploy' and 'notify' targets in a generic script, and each project then
> has a script which overrides key properties.  The targets themselves can
> also be overridden.

Yup, I had to fight to keep that feature.

> It's worked wonderfully well.  *Much* cleaner and more flexible.  Ant's
> <import> is a killer feature.

Thanks, I wrote it :-)

> As for your specific question, the generic script <import>'s
>, so it does use
> I'll commit my stuff tonight.

Excellent, thanks a bunch :-)

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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