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Created attachment 3327 [details]
Original patch posted on the Novell bug tracker, I'm not the author
This doesn't seem implemented yet in Mono
My banner versions are:
XBuild Engine Version 126.96.36.199
Mono, Version 188.8.131.52
This was introduced in the Novell bugtracker https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=653590#c0 with a patch.
As it might be easy to integrate I'm reposting the bug here.
Extra note: I have no relation with the original reporter.
Tests and implementation for ItemDefinitionGroup support.
<A Include="a" />
This is not supported by XBuild. AFAIK this is a MSBuild 3.5 feature.
See attached patch!
I am really interested in this feature!
Will this patch will be accepted to xbuild? If so, when?
Created attachment 6693 [details]
Original patch suitable for revision curent
It is the patch from the issue made for revision e1d0655aa3bc38361f972183f8843407ddd3a7cc.
Unfortunately it doesn't not fix the issue !
Please add support for ItemDefinitionGroup !
It doesn't allow to have one file for build.
Also, Nemerle language compiler uses MSbuild file to compile and this requires to have two files and always synchronize them.
I need ItemDefinitionGroup... please implement it.
@kontantinn can you please explain what you mean by comment #2. Does the patch not work?
I have adapted the patch to the current revision of Mono, but it actually doesn't work.
I have tried to use it and got ArgumentNullException at some point :(
I think there have been a lot of changes in the Mono and that patch requires some changes to be correct.
Unfortunately I don't have time to look on it, so I just put a patch to make life easier in case someone wants to add support for ItemDefinitionGroup.
If you need a use case for this feature, the ANTLR 4 build integration NuGet
package (http://www.nuget.org/packages/Antlr4/) uses an ItemDefinitionGroup.
We also need this feature.