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Bug#268207: ITP: nant -- .NET build tool similar to Ant

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : nant
  Version         : 0.84
  Upstream Author : NANT team (see http://nant.sourceforge.net/authors.html)
* URL             : http://nant.sourceforge.net/
* License         : GPL + additional ability to link to .NET library
  Description     : .NET build tool similar to Ant
 NAnt is different.  Instead of a model where it is extended with
 shell-based commands, NAnt is extended using task classes.  Instead of
 writing shell commands, the configuration files are XML-based, calling
 out a target tree where various tasks get executed.  Each task is run
 by an object that implements a particular Task interface.
 Granted, this removes some of the expressive power that is inherent in
 being able to construct a shell command such as 'find . -name foo -exec
 rm {}', but it gives you the ability to be cross-platform - to work
 anywhere and everywhere. And hey, if you really need to execute a shell
 command, NAnt has an task that allows different commands to be executed
 based on the OS it is executing on.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.7
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=en_US

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