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working2hard 07-29-2004 12:25 PM

question on config files vs build files

can someone explain the difference between a config file and a build file. I want to use a config file to set a bunch of class paths I am not sure if that will take the place of my build file and I am not clear how config file work how I am supposed to run them and stuff of that nature.

I have a format of how the config file should look but I have no idea what to do with it. I am currently using ant to build my project.

Can someone Pls help me


gizmo_thunder 07-29-2004 12:39 PM

if you are using make file for building the project, then you could
set the variables from the make file itself.
hope this helps :)

working2hard 07-29-2004 12:45 PM

That helps a whole lot.

so If I understand u correctly I could set all the neccessary classpaths from my build file and that way there is no need for me to have a config file.

could I have both and if I did how will that work? or is that just bad programming on my path?


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