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sam liya
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what is the use of depend in the target in ant?
ex:
<target name="report" depends="test">
Martijn Verburg
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Have you read the online Ant manual? It explains this quite clearly as well as the other basic Ant concepts...


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That's explained at length in the Ant manual: http://ant.apache.org/manual/using.html#targets
 
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