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From Sean Qiu <sean.xx....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][build] properties in modules/*/make/hyproperties.xml
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2009 14:01:39 GMT
It would cool for me.

To be honest, it took me much time to find out where
${hy.accessibility.packaging.jarname} is defined.
I can't grep any property with this name, because it is a xml file.
Furthermore it is rarely used.

I stand by you.

Best Regards
Sean, Xiao Xia Qiu




2009/7/2 Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>:
>
> Does anyone actually like these properties?  I've been hacking build.xml files
> and they are beginning to drive me crazy.
>
> modules/accessibility/build.xml contains the following for creating the src
> jar:
>
>  <jar destfile="${hy.jdk}/jre/lib/boot/${hy.accessibility.packaging.jarname}-src.jar">
>    <fileset dir="${hy.accessibility.src.main.java}" />
>
> which IMNSHO would be easier to read/maintain if it was:
>
>  <jar destfile="${hy.jdk}/jre/lib/boot/accessibility-src.jar">
>    <fileset dir="src/main/java" />
>
> I also notice that they are used rather erratically.  For example, the
> equivalent luni-src.jar creation ant code only uses one of them.
>
> I'd like to get rid of them or, if appropriate, use more straightforward
> property names such as ${jarname} since the hy.accessibility.packaging
> parts are all rather obvious from the context in which they are used -
> i.e. in a harmony module called accessibility building a jar file.
>
> Sorry for the rant but I've got quite a bit build.xml cleanup to do
> and assuming others agree (or don't care) I'd like to make them more
> readable at the same time.
>
> Regards,
>  Mark.
>
>
>

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