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Subject AW: [jira] Created: (FOR-535) Create a plugins task for ANT
Date Mon, 13 Jun 2005 09:17:27 GMT
Maybe the Maven Ant tasks could helpful (in a wider) context?


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>Von: Ross Gardler (JIRA) [] 
>Gesendet: Freitag, 10. Juni 2005 10:33
>Betreff: [jira] Created: (FOR-535) Create a plugins task for ANT
>Create a plugins task for ANT
>         Key: FOR-535
>         URL:
>     Project: Forrest
>        Type: Improvement
>    Versions: 0.7-dev    
>    Reporter: Ross Gardler
>    Priority: Minor
>     Fix For: 0.8
>The ant file for loading and mounting plugins is horribly 
>complex now that we are using versioned plugins. I've used 
>lots of if elements and mutable properties from the 
>ant-contrib package. In my view when you overuse these tasks 
>it generally means you should have a specialised ANT task to 
>handle the logic. ANT is not supposed to be a programming language.
>We need to create an ANT task for the handling the 
>installation of plugns so that we have more control over what 
>is going on (for example, we can remove the need to have an 
>unversioned plugin to fall back on).
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