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From Denis N. Antonioli <>
Subject Re: auto dependency generation?
Date Wed, 10 Apr 2002 21:18:08 GMT

On Mercredi, avril 10, 2002, at 09:10 , Diane Holt wrote:

> --- wrote:
>> Is there a simple way to generate a dependency file for
>> inclusion into build.xml?
> There's the <depend> task, but it works once the class files are all
> compiled (since it uses them to determine the dependencies).

...which won't find things such as final fields, or other inlined 
members of a class.

To be on the safe side, you need to parse the java sources. Two hints 
for free tools:
1) jikes has an option to generate dependencies
2) < >

	Denis N. Antonioli
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