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> Dne 31.1.2011 02:14, Vlastimil Babka napsal(a):
> > On 01/19/2011 04:03 PM, "Miroslav Šulc (fordfrog)" wrote:
> >> hi,
> >> i was looking at the issues when some classes cannot be found via
> >> DEPENDS, like http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=298689. the problem
> >> is that DEPENDS for ant tasks does not contain dependency on ant-core.
> >> this patch below could fix it (at least it fixed the issue for me and
> >> testing some junit ant tasks while emerging packages with
> >> FEATURES="test" worked too):
> > This could work for ant-tasks themselves, but not for everything else
> > that has ant-core dependency, such as when a package provides some ant
> > task. In that case, the depending classes are needed only when invoked
> > from within ant, in which case they are already on classpath.
> > Registering as dependency would make ant put on classpath in all cases
> > the package is used.
> > The bottom line is, there should be a way to exclude stuff (such as ant
> > classes) in java-dep-check.
> well, imo there is a question when to exclude and when not, talking
> generally, not just about ant classes.
I actually thought that functionality had been implemented a long time ago,
but obviously my memory is failing me....
Another example is servlet-api.