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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: build events
Date Wed, 14 Jun 2000 23:58:36 GMT
At 05:39  14/6/00 -0500, you wrote:
>Then I simply defined an XmlLogger class that dumped whatever XML I wanted
>into a file, and added it as a listener to the Project. I was also able to
>move all of the "user interface" code for Ant (ie all of the out.println
>()'s) into so that it was all in one place by making it a
>BuildListener. The makes the rest of the code cleaner if we want to create
>a gui version of Ant, say. It also makes it easy to create listeners to do
>profiling, debugging, etc...
>Is this worth pursuing?

It definetly looks interesting so I would say yes. I did something similar
(thou much more hacky) that allowed me to track large builds progress.
(Talking hours for 'large'). It allowed me to easily generate web-pages
every time a task was finished.



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