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From William Uther <will+...@cs.cmu.edu>
Subject Re: Proposal: XML output from ant tasks
Date Thu, 24 Feb 2000 04:36:40 GMT
Hi,
  This looks cool.  Are you thinking of modifying JavacOutputStream.java to
parse the javac output and log it in structured form?

\x/ill         :-}

--On Wed, Feb 23, 2000 12:31 PM -0800 costin@eng.sun.com wrote:

>> may I suggest that the log by default not be in xml format,
>> instead add a -logxml to the ant command line, the same as -quite and
>> -verbose.
> 
> It's not about "wrapping" the output in XML format, but about having 
> tasks output structured informations. 
> 
> I don't think it's possible or reasonable to have the task report in both
> xml and text, but it may be possible to strip the structure.
> 
> Each task can output anything, but it would be a good practice to output
> structured messages that can be parsed.
> 
> Costin
> 





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