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  • When doing nightly builds we have been needing an auto-incrementing build number. I have put together a simple task that increments a property from a Java property file. i.e. reads in the properties, ...
    Stuart BarlowStuart Barlow
    Oct 12, 2000 at 1:06 pm
    Oct 31, 2000 at 6:20 am
  • Hi, back to Cologne again. In London I've talked about Ant to a couple of people and would like to share my thoughts with you. This is more or less a brain storming at the moment ... (nonetheless ...
    Stefan BodewigStefan Bodewig
    Oct 27, 2000 at 12:29 pm
    Nov 2, 2000 at 8:12 am
  • This is a fairly large submission and it touches quite a few files, so here are a few explanations. - The original aim of this submission is to make Argument a true DataType, that can exist under a ...
    Vincent BergbauerVincent Bergbauer
    Oct 3, 2000 at 9:32 pm
    Nov 18, 2000 at 5:44 am
  • Ok, Here is the <case taks I proposed in my previous e-mail. It provides a declarative way to set properties based on the value of others: <case property="prop.name" <when value="value1" ...
    Jose Alberto FernandezJose Alberto Fernandez
    Oct 10, 2000 at 9:04 pm
    Oct 22, 2000 at 4:23 pm
  • That's good to know, as to get to the "release early and often" goal, one has to have something that is actually useful. At some point I/we will have to go thought the wishlist and convert it into ...
    Simeon FitchSimeon Fitch
    Oct 31, 2000 at 2:29 pm
    Nov 2, 2000 at 12:07 pm
  • Hi I am new to ant. so the question which i ask may be answered and discussed before. but i have a big problem with the property assigments. because it isnt possible in version 1.2. to override ...
    Gottfried SzingGottfried Szing
    Oct 27, 2000 at 1:49 pm
    Oct 30, 2000 at 8:53 pm
  • I just check Ant out of CVS, went to build it and got: BUILD FAILED E:\java\cvs\jakarta-ant\build.xml:103: Could not create task of type: copy because I can't find it in the list of task class ...
    Erik MeadeErik Meade
    Oct 6, 2000 at 8:41 pm
    Oct 17, 2000 at 3:43 am
  • Has anyone written a tag for checkin and checkout of clearcase?
    Nina Nussbaum-JonesNina Nussbaum-Jones
    Oct 2, 2000 at 5:49 pm
    Dec 1, 2000 at 1:29 am
  • A couple of days back someone posted a question asking for an update on the so called "Anthill" GUI, and no one seemed to reply. Can I assume from this that there is no ongoing effort with respect to ...
    Simeon FitchSimeon Fitch
    Oct 30, 2000 at 3:34 pm
    Oct 31, 2000 at 7:28 pm
  • Is there a way that I can easily generate documentation from my build file for developers who use it? Basically what I want is javadoc like functionality of some sort. Is there an easy way to do this ...
    Julian M. SavageJulian M. Savage
    Oct 19, 2000 at 8:18 am
    Oct 27, 2000 at 8:43 am
  • Glenn McAllisterGlenn McAllister
    Oct 17, 2000 at 3:21 pm
    Oct 26, 2000 at 1:31 am
  • http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-10-2000/jw-1020-ant.html Cheers, Pete *------------------------------------------------------* *------------------------------------------------------*
    Peter DonaldPeter Donald
    Oct 22, 2000 at 7:31 am
    Oct 24, 2000 at 7:12 pm
  • Hi, I think we have all major things in place for Ant 1.2 - I'd rather not include anything with regard to extension tasks than something that might be obsolete soon after the release. Instead of ...
    Stefan BodewigStefan Bodewig
    Oct 4, 2000 at 1:42 pm
    Oct 5, 2000 at 2:44 pm
  • Hi! Sorry if I post questions that were already discussed here. I haven't heard of Ant a week ago, now I'm using it for all my projects and I'm extremely happy with it! Thank all of you for ...
    Max NalskyMax Nalsky
    Oct 18, 2000 at 4:42 pm
    Oct 19, 2000 at 2:51 am
  • bodewig 00/10/13 06:15:40 Modified: . build.xml Log: Change version from 1.2alpha to 1.2rc - release candidate. Revision Changes Path 1.83 +1 -1 jakarta-ant/build.xml Index: build.xml ...
    BodewigBodewig
    Oct 13, 2000 at 1:15 pm
    Oct 30, 2000 at 8:43 am
  • glennm 00/10/03 21:35:36 Modified: docs index.html Log: Consolidation of Copyfile, Copydir, Delete, Deltree, and Rename into Copy, Move, and Delete tasks. Revision Changes Path 1.121 +191 -29 ...
    GlennmGlennm
    Oct 4, 2000 at 4:35 am
    Oct 27, 2000 at 3:23 pm
  • Building Apache-James I've just noticed that the OS check on Chmod doesn't identify MacOS X as a valid Unix. Here's a patch: Index: src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/Chmod.java ...
    Stuart RoebuckStuart Roebuck
    Oct 17, 2000 at 11:11 am
    Oct 22, 2000 at 10:19 am
  • bodewig 00/10/05 00:58:06 Modified: src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs Javac.java Log: Let jikes use the temporary file solution if the total length of the command line exceeds 4k. Revision ...
    BodewigBodewig
    Oct 5, 2000 at 7:58 am
    Oct 20, 2000 at 11:36 am
  • If you specify: <delete dir="${some.dir}" file="somefile.txt"/ It deletes both the entire contents of the directory, and the file (or tries to, but of course it doesn't find it, since it's not ...
    Diane HoltDiane Holt
    Oct 12, 2000 at 2:06 pm
    Oct 17, 2000 at 10:58 am
  • The Ant developers announce a feature freeze for Ant 1.2. Binary and source distributions of the first release candidate can be found at <http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/ant/release/v1.2rc/ . We ...
    Stefan BodewigStefan Bodewig
    Oct 13, 2000 at 3:41 pm
    Oct 16, 2000 at 5:08 pm
  • Hi all, Before I begin, I'd like to say that I am really impressed with Ant. I have only been playing with it for a few days now, but I've seen enough. I want to integrate it into our build process ...
    Matthijs HollemansMatthijs Hollemans
    Oct 24, 2000 at 7:55 am
    Oct 25, 2000 at 2:39 am
  • Hi, I'm using ant to merge two directory's. I have two source directory's and one destination directory. If two the same files are found in the two source directory's I want to have the newest of the ...
    Jaco de GrootJaco de Groot
    Oct 9, 2000 at 10:06 am
    Oct 30, 2000 at 1:29 pm
  • Hi, i have the following target in my buildfile, wich did work with Ant 1.1. With Ant 1.2 it prints out: [jar] Note: creating empty jar archive and does exactly that :-( When i only specify one ...
    Alexander PokahrAlexander Pokahr
    Oct 14, 2000 at 3:54 pm
    Oct 18, 2000 at 9:46 am
  • Attached is a new Perforce (Source Code Control) Task. Written with the help of Jeff Bowles. <<P4sync.java It fits with the generic way of naming SCC attributes that we were batting around last week. ...
    Walker JoeWalker Joe
    Oct 5, 2000 at 11:06 am
    Oct 18, 2000 at 8:12 am
  • Hello list, i just fetched the nightly build (source) 2000/10/05. Aside from NetRexx, RenameExtension, XalanLiaison, XslpLiaison, ejb and vss all other optional tasks are missing. Having looked at ...
    Dirk WeigenandDirk Weigenand
    Oct 5, 2000 at 12:43 pm
    Oct 5, 2000 at 7:34 pm
  • Toby, Do you know anything about the status of the GEF project (which I understand is an offshoot of ArgoUML)? Displaying targets as graph nodes in the GUI is something very appealing, but the GEF ...
    Simeon FitchSimeon Fitch
    Oct 31, 2000 at 2:53 pm
    Nov 1, 2000 at 3:29 pm
  • I have found the following problem in ANT: If I call --- ant target -Dprop=value this works fine. But if I call ---- ant -Dprop=value target ant will execute the default target for the build. Instead ...
    Jose Alberto FernandezJose Alberto Fernandez
    Oct 17, 2000 at 7:38 pm
    Oct 19, 2000 at 8:03 am
  • I don't see that PropertyFile.java was ever committed (either to taskdefs or taskdefs/optional). I have a copy of one that was authored by Jeremy Mawson, and another one by Nico (which I haven't ...
    Diane HoltDiane Holt
    Oct 14, 2000 at 9:35 pm
    Oct 18, 2000 at 4:36 pm
  • Just for the record: I haven't used Make on any regular basis for quite some time -- and even back when it was the only build-tool available to me, I never thought all that much of it. I switched to ...
    Diane HoltDiane Holt
    Oct 14, 2000 at 11:54 pm
    Oct 18, 2000 at 1:51 am
  • Hi, This small patch makes possible to check for specific values of properties on if/unless attributes of <target s. Hope you guys agree on incorporate it to 1.2. <target name="a" ...
    Jose Alberto FernandezJose Alberto Fernandez
    Oct 9, 2000 at 11:01 pm
    Oct 10, 2000 at 6:32 pm
  • has the VssGet task been implmented yet??? I get an error stating that ant doesnt recognize the task... Mikkel Bruun mikkel.bruun@valtech.dk Direct +45 32 88 22 73 AHEAD/Valtech - e-business ...
    Mikkel BruunMikkel Bruun
    Oct 3, 2000 at 7:24 am
    Oct 4, 2000 at 6:47 am
  • I've just put together a task for issuing single remote commands on a telnet host. Despite it's rough edges it's very useful to me, so it may be useful to someone else. Please feel free to ...
    Stuart RoebuckStuart Roebuck
    Oct 26, 2000 at 10:35 am
    Nov 6, 2000 at 4:21 pm
  • Hello to all. No giant release today :-) I noticed that the testUnique for Path fails on my machine (Win2k) when I use bash under Cygwin but not under DOS. The reason for this is that, in the Cygwin ...
    Vincent BergbauerVincent Bergbauer
    Oct 24, 2000 at 4:39 pm
    Oct 27, 2000 at 9:08 pm
  • Hi, Since upgrading to Ant v1.2 the Javadoc target is complaining that it doesn't support the "failonerror" attribute. According to the documentation this attribute still exists. I'm wondering why ...
    Corey PuffaltCorey Puffalt
    Oct 27, 2000 at 3:08 pm
    Oct 27, 2000 at 4:16 pm
  • What I meant was something in-between. I do have an empty "ant-test" target to look for property XML typos, etc. However, I noticed the change in 1.2 that allowed typos to exist if I didn't call the ...
    Jesse TillyJesse Tilly
    Oct 20, 2000 at 2:32 pm
    Oct 22, 2000 at 2:58 am
  • The way the current implementation of the <javadoc task works is to assume the the package names you specify correspond to directory names. If you have extraneous directories and use the * wildcard, ...
    GlennmGlennm
    Oct 20, 2000 at 1:43 pm
    Oct 20, 2000 at 2:11 pm
  • Hi guys - Just spent the morning implementing an ANT Solution for a rather complex java make and I am extremely happy with the relative speed of both getting ANT to work and the actual build ...
    Alan GerhardAlan Gerhard
    Oct 19, 2000 at 10:00 pm
    Oct 20, 2000 at 7:57 am
  • Searching for build.xml ... Buildfile: /opt/jakarta-ant/build.xml BUILD FAILED Can't load default datatype list Total time: 0 seconds Can't load default datatype list .. this got to be something ...
    Cheng-Wei ChengCheng-Wei Cheng
    Oct 14, 2000 at 11:06 pm
    Oct 17, 2000 at 11:17 am
  • To follow my comment about ant1.2 - that we need a a 'how to use ant in a production environment" document, I've started putting one together. The intent is it should contain the wisdom on how best ...
    Steve LoughranSteve Loughran
    Oct 7, 2000 at 1:28 am
    Oct 13, 2000 at 1:41 am
  • Hi, last week, i submitted a patch to make the destDir attribute of the javac task optional. It may not have been clear from my last mail, that i really need this feature, and hope to see it in the ...
    Alexander PokahrAlexander Pokahr
    Oct 12, 2000 at 8:00 am
    Oct 12, 2000 at 5:03 pm
  • 1. Check if user specified file and toFile and file contains a directory 2. Check if the target already exists as a file if trying to copy a directory Both throwing ugly Java-Exceptions otherwise (at ...
    Nico SeessleNico Seessle
    Oct 5, 2000 at 9:49 am
    Oct 5, 2000 at 5:01 pm
  • How come the text that <echo sends to a file (now that it does) also ends up coming out on the screen as well? Was that intended? Is it just some aspect of the logging? (And is there some way to turn ...
    Diane HoltDiane Holt
    Oct 2, 2000 at 9:43 am
    Oct 3, 2000 at 4:23 pm
  • I would like to contribute to the Ant sub-project. I have already written a small feature, which is basically ready for review... Please advise me on how I should do this, or what it takes to help on ...
    John CaseyJohn Casey
    Oct 1, 2000 at 9:45 pm
    Oct 2, 2000 at 7:38 am
  • I have commited an experimental dependency task. This task examines class files produced by the compiler and determines their direct dependency relationships. It then "inverts" this relationship to ...
    Conor MacNeillConor MacNeill
    Oct 28, 2000 at 5:27 am
    Oct 29, 2000 at 10:10 pm
  • I would like to announce the availability of release 1.2 of Ant. The release can be found at http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/ant/release/v1.2 Both binary and source distributions are available. The ...
    Conor MacNeillConor MacNeill
    Oct 24, 2000 at 12:42 pm
    Oct 24, 2000 at 11:20 pm
  • Hi, I would like to offer, either te prj.el I sent last night to the list, or a jde-ant.el module based on what was defined there, as part of the ANT 1.2 distribution. Are the commiters willing to do ...
    Jose Alberto FernandezJose Alberto Fernandez
    Oct 19, 2000 at 8:26 pm
    Oct 20, 2000 at 6:39 am
  • - Changed build.xml to create *.tsk-files (which is currently the extension I choose for ant-extension-files) for some of the currently-core tasks and all of the optional tasks - Changed Project.java ...
    Nico SeessleNico Seessle
    Oct 14, 2000 at 6:39 pm
    Oct 18, 2000 at 8:43 pm
  • Writing some build files for our projects here I have come across several situations in which I would have liked having some sort of template facilities for ANT. (1) This first is for tasks. The ...
    Jose Alberto FernandezJose Alberto Fernandez
    Oct 4, 2000 at 12:38 am
    Oct 5, 2000 at 12:27 pm
  • I recently updated Ant to the latest version in CVS and it seems that a change might have affected some previous functionality, namely the ability to checkout more than one module at a time. Below is ...
    Josh LucasJosh Lucas
    Oct 1, 2000 at 6:22 am
    Oct 4, 2000 at 9:48 am
  • Antophiles, I would like to use explicit lists of java files for compilation. With Ant 1.1, I did this via the include directive of javac: <javac ... <include name="${app.files}"/ // app.files being ...
    Jim StallardJim Stallard
    Oct 30, 2000 at 7:50 pm
    Oct 31, 2000 at 8:23 pm
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