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hierarchical ant scripts

 
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Many moons ago a way of dealing with large and sprawling projects using make was to split up the project into many smaller parts and use a set of make rules that lent themselves to a hierarchical structure of Makefiles.
Now I'm using and and getting to the stage with it that the projects are getting larger and larger and all the rules for building are stuck into a single build.xml file that is getting a bit too large.
What I would like to do would be to use a hierarchical structure of build.xml files, which relied upon a single set of rules. But ant doesn't seem to work like that. Has anyone tackled this problem before and found a satisfactory solution to it?
 
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I'm moving this to Jakarta Projects.
 
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