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From "Alexei Zakharov" <alexei.zakha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build] ant target naming consistency
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2008 10:41:05 GMT
+1, make sense IMO. I never liked this mix of '-' and  '_' .

Regards,
Alexei

2008/2/14, Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>:
>
>  On 13 February 2008 at 21:32, "Nathan Beyer" <ndbeyer@apache.org> wrote:
>  > Does anyone object to normalizing the names of the Ant targets? The
>  > mixed use of '-' and '_' is starting to push me over the edge. As an
>  > example, here's the targets available in the top-level of the
>  > federated build.
>  >
>  >  build-all        build complete implementation
>  >  bundle_src       assemble source snapshot
>  >  default          setup and build complete implementation
>  >  make-snapshot    setup and build complete src + binaries set
>  >  populate_source  checkout the class library and VM source trees
>  >  reset            removes vm and classlib dirs and resets
>  >
>  > I'd like to just use '-' across the board.
>
>
> +1
>
>  As a low priority, we should also try to be consistent in using names starting
>  with '-' for all targets that don't form part of the api and including good
>  descriptions for those that do.
>
>
>  > We can maintain the previous targets for a while via redirects and put
>  > in some deprecation statements.
>
>
> I would be inclined to have the old targets just fail with a message
>  containing the new target name.  That is, force people to change rather
>  than letting the depreciated targets work by calling the new targets automatically.
>
>  Regards,
>
>  Mark.
>
>
>

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