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  • Conor has been following this little project of ours for many months now and has submitted a steady stream of patches and has somehow persisted despite the numerous extended dry spells when otherwise ...
    Jun 12, 2000 at 7:13 pm
    Jun 29, 2000 at 9:59 pm
  • jhunter 00/06/23 19:46:18 Modified: . build.xml Added: src/main/com/oreilly/servlet Log: Added MailMessage. Hope people don't mind that I left it in com.oreilly.servlet. I did that ...
    Jun 24, 2000 at 2:46 am
    Jun 30, 2000 at 8:25 am
  • Peter, I'm not sure I've fully understood you intention. I gather that you want to reduce the Task interface to achieve two goals, (1) get rid of the setter methods for attributes and (2) get some ...
    Stefan BodewigStefan Bodewig
    Jun 30, 2000 at 8:08 am
    Jul 5, 2000 at 4:47 pm
  • I have created a build.xml file, and when I run ant, the output is: [treaves@double teikade]$ ant Buildfile: build.xml Project base dir set to: /home/treaves/dev/teikade Executing Target: init ...
    Timothy ReavesTimothy Reaves
    Jun 27, 2000 at 12:27 am
    Jun 30, 2000 at 7:20 am
  • Sorry if this is an FAQ (I did at least try and get the FAQ list but was informed there wasn't one). I'm a recent convert to both JUnit and Ant, has someone already created a JUnit task or is the ...
    Paul GoulbournPaul Goulbourn
    Jun 18, 2000 at 11:59 am
    Jun 22, 2000 at 10:01 am
  • I looked over the spec, and posted a short review to slashdot ( . Briefly, here are my thought: While C# does have a few nice tidbits, its ...
    James Sieben (EUS)James Sieben (EUS)
    Jun 28, 2000 at 6:46 pm
    Jul 4, 2000 at 8:47 am
  • I sent a message a few days ago, but I got no response. I hope I have better luck this time. I really want to use Ant on a project I am working on, which requires the compiler of JDK 1.3 due to bugs ...
    Jose Alberto FernandezJose Alberto Fernandez
    Jun 30, 2000 at 11:23 pm
    Jul 8, 2000 at 2:09 am
  • Hi All, I am quite new in ANT/JUnit programming but I think it is a great idea to have Unit Testing framework (JUnit), which runs automatically using ANT. So I have a suggestion concerning Thomas's ...
    Konstantin NazarenkoKonstantin Nazarenko
    Jun 27, 2000 at 2:12 pm
    Jun 29, 2000 at 9:59 pm
  • I've made a few changes to Ant for my project here, and I'd like some feedback on whether its worth cleaning up and submitting as a patch. Basically, we needed a way to generate an XML file with a ...
    Jun 14, 2000 at 10:39 pm
    Jun 29, 2000 at 9:59 pm
  • Hi, Just wanted to collect some comments before I start implementing anything with regard to the subject. Some of the tasks derived from Exec could benefit from having MatchingTask behavior (read ...
    Stefan BodewigStefan Bodewig
    Jun 27, 2000 at 9:34 am
    Jun 28, 2000 at 6:33 pm
  • i also need logging ability, but on a task-level. having the entire build logged to file would just be information-overload. is there anything to support this granularity of logging? i was thinking i ...
    Reynolds, RonReynolds, Ron
    Jun 7, 2000 at 9:58 pm
    Jun 10, 2000 at 5:32 pm
  • I'm trying to delete all files in all directories that end in '~'. I've tried: <deltree dir="**/*~" <deltree dir="/**/*~" <delete file="**/*~" <delete file="/**/*~" but none of these seem to do what ...
    Kevin ReganKevin Regan
    Jun 14, 2000 at 6:49 pm
    Jun 14, 2000 at 8:37 pm
  • Hi all - I would like to get involved in an open source project, and Ant seems pretty interesting. However, I am still trying to find information about the specific source control process. How are ...
    Ken LiuKen Liu
    Jun 6, 2000 at 4:45 pm
    Jun 7, 2000 at 4:53 pm
  • Hi, A while back I posted a patch to allow tasks to be run in a separate thread. I have made a few other changes now which I would like to run by everyone. Whilst I made these changes primarily to ...
    Conor MacNeillConor MacNeill
    Jun 17, 2000 at 2:49 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 7:20 pm
  • Hi, I finally managed to get some work done on the specification of the core tasks (Holidays, JavaOne and a new employer (with a name that resembles that big bright yellow thingy in the sky;-) kept ...
    Arnout J. KuiperArnout J. Kuiper
    Jun 28, 2000 at 7:44 pm
    Jun 30, 2000 at 7:54 am
  • Hi all! I was wondering if there was any 'conditionnals' tasks in Ant...if not here are the ones I'd find VERY useful : This resembles to XSLT stylesheets, for those who know. The <ant:if tag would ...
    Sebastien PIERRESebastien PIERRE
    Jun 28, 2000 at 10:19 pm
    Jun 29, 2000 at 6:52 pm
  • Sorry, I am a near complete novice to the Java world but have found myself needing to start learning something about servlets and JSP for a project I am on at work. I thought I would install Tomcat ...
    Dennis GrayDennis Gray
    Jun 22, 2000 at 10:08 am
    Jun 23, 2000 at 2:00 am
  • so in an attempt to free my project from the hell that is make, i'm trying to get a build system setup using ant. first problem: we use jdk1.3, and in the 3.1 release of ant, the doModernCompile ...
    Garrett RooneyGarrett Rooney
    Jun 16, 2000 at 3:57 pm
    Jun 16, 2000 at 6:53 pm
  • Hi! I was trying the new Untar task and I realized that the last modification date for the files were modified (indicates "today") by the task. Questions: - Was that the intention? - If so would it ...
    Jacques BergeronJacques Bergeron
    Jun 19, 2000 at 9:19 pm
    Jun 23, 2000 at 7:27 am
  • Continuing my quest to replenish the Ant development team... Stefan also has been following Ant for quite some time, and also has persisted through the dry spells. In addition to his own patches, he ...
    Jun 19, 2000 at 1:52 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 10:01 am
  • I noticed this comment in Cvs taskdef: // XXX: we should use JCVS ( instead of command line // execution so that we don't rely on having native CVS stuff around (SM) So took a stab ...
    Erik MeadeErik Meade
    Jun 1, 2000 at 5:57 am
    Jun 19, 2000 at 4:04 am
  • Hi folks, Forgive me if this is not the proper venue, but Ant does not work for me under NT. The "javac" target fails to descend into my source hierarchy and compile my files, although it does report ...
    Tom @ TelusTom @ Telus
    Jun 15, 2000 at 12:51 am
    Jun 15, 2000 at 12:57 pm
  • I have applied Patrick's Javadoc patch with a few changes. I change the nested elements from <groups to <group <links to <link <linkofflines to <link offline="yes" This seems a little clearer to me ...
    Conor MacNeillConor MacNeill
    Jun 29, 2000 at 3:38 pm
    Jul 2, 2000 at 11:45 pm
  • Hello, I think there is something to improve with ANT when it runs on Windows ;^( : Whenever it tries to remove a directory that is 'busy' by any other application, the removal failed (that is ok), ...
    Emmanuel BlotEmmanuel Blot
    Jun 30, 2000 at 9:56 am
    Jun 30, 2000 at 5:08 pm
  • Hi there I sent a patch of tbe Rmic taskdef to this list on Friday and I was wondering as to whether someone has had a look at the patch yet. Comments are most welcome. Cheers David
    David MacleanDavid Maclean
    Jun 26, 2000 at 12:33 pm
    Jun 26, 2000 at 3:04 pm
  • In my use of Ant, I have frequently had the need to delete a set of files based on some wildcard specifications. To do this, I have written a new task definition for "deletefiles". I have included ...
    Tom DimockTom Dimock
    Jun 12, 2000 at 5:26 pm
    Jun 18, 2000 at 8:17 am
  • Hi I like the discussion started about MatchingTask and Exec. Implementing the JUnit, JavaCC and others I faced similar problems. The problem is that tasks should use functionality instead of ...
    Thomas HaasThomas Haas
    Jun 27, 2000 at 2:14 pm
    Jun 29, 2000 at 10:19 pm
  • I am trying to talk to VSS from ant to get the latest version of our source using the following command. <exec os="windows" output="./build.log" dir="./src" command="\\development\nesc_vss\win32\ss ...
    Stuart BarlowStuart Barlow
    Jun 20, 2000 at 1:13 pm
    Jun 28, 2000 at 6:47 pm
  • bodewig 00/06/26 03:47:37 Modified: src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs Log: Propagate a caught Exception inside the thrown BuildException. Suggested by: Julien Couvreur ...
    Jun 26, 2000 at 10:47 am
    Jun 27, 2000 at 2:22 pm
  • Hi Finally I had a closer look at and got rid of some stuff. Thanks to Conor and Stephan for pointing at the problems. Changes: * Remove inner class PathElement (there was really no use for ...
    Thomas HaasThomas Haas
    Jun 7, 2000 at 7:19 pm
    Jun 8, 2000 at 12:50 pm
  • after a 6+ month hella schedule i finally got a cylce or two to upgrade tomcat and ant ... and they rock even more. upgrade w/o a hitch fleshed out support scripts and config files solid docs, ...
    James ToddJames Todd
    Jun 30, 2000 at 6:04 pm
    Jul 7, 2000 at 7:29 pm
  • Well, I haven't seen 'unless' in the docs either, but this will do me fine thanks. Yeap, I agree on that - I just wondered on how much complexity the handling of path separators adds to the code and ...
    Vassilis RizopoulosVassilis Rizopoulos
    Jun 29, 2000 at 9:27 am
    Jul 3, 2000 at 1:21 am
  • Hi, I'm trying to build a project with ant that uses the Orbacus Corba Orb available from I'm running into an error in one file because the org.omg classes that ship with JDK1.2.2 are ...
    Markus KohlerMarkus Kohler
    Jun 30, 2000 at 1:12 pm
    Jun 30, 2000 at 2:58 pm
  • Hi, Some of you might have noticed my hack to Untar to set the file modification times to the values retrieved from the tar file. I'd like to do the same to the Expand task. As I don't want to ...
    Stefan BodewigStefan Bodewig
    Jun 27, 2000 at 11:39 am
    Jun 29, 2000 at 10:00 pm
  • I am trying to run ant with the ibm 1.1.8 jdk and i get the following error: Buildfile: build.xml Setting project property: - 1.1 Detected Java Version: 1.1 Detected OS: Windows NT ...
    Komal SethiKomal Sethi
    Jun 22, 2000 at 7:17 pm
    Jun 24, 2000 at 3:12 am
  • Hi all ! I'm wondering if there is an Ant DTD ? It could be useful for those who use an XML editor that is DTD-aware, or someone like me who uses Vim and some scripts to validate their XML files - ...
    Pierre, SebastianPierre, Sebastian
    Jun 15, 2000 at 6:11 pm
    Jun 18, 2000 at 9:31 am
  • When using javac from the command line and combining sourcepath and classpath it will compile dependencies if the class files do not exist or are out of date. I can't seem to be able to do this using ...
    Goldstein, JoelGoldstein, Joel
    Jun 7, 2000 at 4:02 pm
    Jun 12, 2000 at 7:05 pm
  • Hello, How to disable the autocopy stuff in Ant (issued from the v3.1 tomcat release, April 18th) ? Ant persists on _some_ targets to copy the 'package.html' file to some wrong directories. I have ...
    Emmanuel BlotEmmanuel Blot
    Jun 29, 2000 at 11:07 am
    Jun 30, 2000 at 9:58 am
  • Adds documentation for missing attributes, puts FixCRLF into alphabetic order (diff makes it look like a major delete/insert). New jvm attribute for java included here, code change is in an upcoming ...
    Bill KellyBill Kelly
    Jun 23, 2000 at 9:24 am
    Jun 30, 2000 at 3:06 am
  • i actually caught the aspectJ presentation at javaOne and thought it was one of the best sessions they had this year (along with the apache ones, of course ;). But then I actually tried it and saw ...
    Jun 25, 2000 at 9:50 pm
    Jun 29, 2000 at 9:59 pm
  • I was thinking of writing the TaskDef that would benefit from having access to javax.mail. Unfortunately, javax.mail from Sun is not open. Does anyone know of an open javax.mail implementation? ...
    Tim O'BrienTim O'Brien
    Jun 22, 2000 at 8:53 pm
    Jun 23, 2000 at 6:30 pm
  • Please excuse me if this is old news. I just joined this list yesterday. There seems to be a difference between the way javac (the exe) and the <javac tool in Ant work. When passing a -sourcepath to ...
    Christopher HullChristopher Hull
    Jun 16, 2000 at 11:56 pm
    Jun 19, 2000 at 7:11 pm
  • Hi everyone, I am trying to run Ant directly from a Java program without having prior knowledge of Ant`s directory (cannot intialize classpath on program startup). I would need to dynamically change ...
    Jacques BergeronJacques Bergeron
    Jun 15, 2000 at 2:38 am
    Jun 15, 2000 at 10:13 am
  • Hi there, I am using Ant inside windows, and one thing I thought that could be nice is that you could specify the output of what happened into a file. something like: FileOutputStream file; try { ...
    Juan Jose PablosJuan Jose Pablos
    Jun 15, 2000 at 12:36 am
    Jun 15, 2000 at 1:46 am
  • Hi All I have been trying to run bootstrap with the 3.1 build 18-Apr-2000 16:09 331k I am running into deprecated api (in where it uses ...
    Chaganthi, Madhusudan R.Chaganthi, Madhusudan R.
    Jun 1, 2000 at 4:06 pm
    Jun 2, 2000 at 1:36 am
  • conor 00/06/30 05:51:06 Modified: src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs Log: Detect situations when files and directories cannot be deleted. Revision Changes Path 1.4 +6 -0 ...
    Jun 30, 2000 at 12:51 pm
    Jun 30, 2000 at 1:55 pm
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    Venkat KrishnanVenkat Krishnan
    Jun 27, 2000 at 1:51 pm
    Jun 28, 2000 at 2:04 pm
  • Hi everyone, Newbie question about CVS (I'm setting up CVS on my server to test the server part of the build.xml file). What I want to do is simulate a developper and committer jobs in the dev ...
    Jacques BergeronJacques Bergeron
    Jun 27, 2000 at 1:43 pm
    Jun 27, 2000 at 2:18 pm
  • Is there a DTD for build.xml files? Willy Picard
    Willy PicardWilly Picard
    Jun 15, 2000 at 2:45 pm
    Jun 18, 2000 at 8:17 am
  • How come, with the new <delete dir= .. that <deltree is not deprecated? You can do exactly the same with both.. - Ramosa
    Jakob RamskovJakob Ramskov
    Jun 16, 2000 at 7:59 pm
    Jun 17, 2000 at 9:21 am
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