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From Peter Donald <pjdon...@cs.latrobe.edu.au>
Subject Re: Calling built-in tasks from custom tasks
Date Wed, 11 Oct 2000 02:38:57 GMT
At 11:36  11/10/00 +1000, you wrote:
>Does anyone have an example of calling one task from inside another custom
>task?

Have a look at signjar task it does that.

>FWIW: We have a <java> task that takes, as an argument to the java program,
>a colon-separated list of elements (similar to, but not quite, a classpath).
>
>What I want to do is be able to write a wrapper task that allows us to use
>nested tags, like the classpath, to provide this argument. It's a lot easier
>to read a dozen or so lines of 40 chars each, than one line of 480 chars. I
>would like to call the java task within my custom task, as I have a need for
>a separate classpath. However, just instantiating the class doesn't seem to
>do the job...

yep this is easily doable.

Cheers,

Pete

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