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From "Remy Maucherat" <>
Subject Re: [tomcat-4.0] don't touch any of the build system in CVS for tomcat/servletapi
Date Fri, 15 Dec 2000 20:06:16 GMT
> I've spent the last two days building a meta-build system.  It consists of
> an abstract definition of the system that you want to build, in XML.  A
> concrete user profile, also in XML, binding names to locations to where
> want them to reside on disk.  And, finally, an XSLT transform which will
> convert these two into a script designed for your native platform (I've
> been focusing on with Windows and Linux).  One could easily image
> this with a graphical front end.

That looks cool.
Could you post a sample project build file (the abstract one + the user
preferences) to see how things are done using this ?


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