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From Jon Scott Stevens <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-lucene build.xml
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2002 01:19:35 GMT
on 2/26/02 5:10 PM, "" <> wrote:

> - Moved properties from in here. should be
>   removed and replaced by


A better way to deal with this is to follow what Scarab and other projects
do which is to do this:

    <!-- Give user a chance to override without editing this file
        (and without typing -D each time it compiles it -->
    <property file="${user.home}/" />
    <property file="${user.home}/" />
    <property file="${basedir}/" />
    <property file="${basedir}/" />

First, rename to

Next, a developer can create one or more of the following files:


That way, developers don't need to rename files in order to make things work
and the 'default' properties don't clutter up the build.xml file.



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