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From "Kichline, Don (EM, PTL)" <Don.Kichl...@penske.com>
Subject RE: Target Aliases?
Date Fri, 16 Jan 2004 21:59:41 GMT
Well I guess my question then is, what does the alias buy you that having
another target does not?

-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Raible [mailto:lists@raibledesigns.com]
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 4:37 PM
To: 'Ant Users List'
Subject: RE: Target Aliases?


Yeah, I know that's possible, but I was just wondering if adding an
"alias" attribute was ever considered.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kichline, Don (EM, PTL) [mailto:Don.Kichline@penske.com] 
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 1:29 PM
> To: 'Ant Users List'
> Subject: RE: Target Aliases?
> 
> 
> Could you not do:
> 
> <target name="compile-web" depends="webdoclet"/>
> <target name="compile" depends="compile-web"/>
> 
> Don Kichline
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Raible [mailto:lists@raibledesigns.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 3:26 PM
> To: user@ant.apache.org
> Subject: Target Aliases?
> 
> 
> I haven't done any research on this, but I thought this would 
> be a nice 
> feature in Ant.  It'd be cool to be able to specify target aliases.  
> For instance, in my webapp (based largely on examples from Java Dev 
> with Ant), I have a number of targets for compiling - compile-common, 
> compile-ejb, compile-web.  If a user wants to compile 
> everything, they 
> have to type "ant compile-web" - where most Ant users are 
> probably used 
> to typing "ant compile".  Rather than creating a new target that 
> depends on, or calls upon, "compile-web", I'd just like to give this 
> target an alias.  For example <target="compile-web" 
> depends="webdoclet" 
> alias="compile">.  Whaddya think?  Is this a stupid feature request?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Matt
> 
> 
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