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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [HttpComponents] build-common.xml
Date Thu, 03 Aug 2006 18:39:36 GMT
On 03/08/06, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 15:04 +0100, sebb wrote:
> > On 03/08/06, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> > > Folks,
> > >
> > > I am a big fan of Ant 1.6 feature that enables multiple modules to share
> > > common build tasks. This makes build files of individual modules much
> > > cleaner and less prone to errors. Unfortunately this poses a problem
> > > preventing us from including Ant build files into the source
> > > distribution of HttpComponents modules, as build files are dependent on
> > > a specific location of build-common.xml in the file system.
> >
> > Can't one use relative path names here?
>
> The path is actually relative:
> <import file="../project/build-common.xml"/>
>
> The trouble is it points at the 'project' directly which available only
> if one checks it out from SVN. This is not a big deal for those who work
> with SVN, but may pose a problem for those who just get a source package
> off the download page.
>

We had similar problems in JMeter with running Anakia from Eclipse and
Ant; this was solved by adding an Ant property that could be set as
needed to reach the required files.

Or it might be possible to adjust the contents of the source archive
so that it reflected the SVN layout?

S.

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