Monday, October 28, 2013

Re: BUG? GWT modules inherit: filepath vs classpath

On 10/26/13 12:16, Thomas Broyer wrote:
> Modules can specify which subpackages contain translatable /source/,
> causing the named package and its subpackages to be added to the
> /source
> path/. Only files found on the source path are candidates to be
> translated into JavaScript, making it possible to mix client-side
> <
> <>>
> and server-side
> <
> <>>
> code together in the same classpath without conflict.
> -------------------
> so the behavior looks inconsistent with the documentation (bug?)
> What do you find "inconsistent"? The doc talks about "the named
> package and its subpackages" and "classpath", and that's the behavior
> you described too (which is expected, as Jens already said)
> --

Thanks for clearing this out. It is good to know that it is intended

What do I find inconsistent?

The documentation says "Only files found on the source path..." and
.gwt.xml I thought/hope relative filepath was specified and not classpath.

So I would propose the following change

-Only files found on the source path are candidates
+Only files found on the source classpath are candidates
+Note: If you are merging classes from multiple projects on the same
package structure and you have one .gwt.xml specifying a classpath in
one of the projects all classes in that classpath (from multiple
projects) are candidates to be translated in javascript.

Vassilis Virvilis

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