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From Jon Stevens <...@latchkey.com>
Subject Re: New task : get jar for classpath
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2000 19:07:30 GMT
on 12/13/2000 8:46 AM, "Paul Hammant" <paul_hammant@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I have just spent some hours trying to get everything to build
> catalina, regexp, ant just so I could build struts.  Probably most of
> that unnecessarily I am sure, but I am a newbie to jakarta (more
> usually found in the Avalon list).
> 
> The <get> built-in task seems to look interesting to solve such
> problems, but I think it is going to do the retrieval every time it is
> invoked.  It would be nice if there were a way of the get being
> conditional on 1) a question ....
> 
> "Would you like XLS transform capability?
> If yes, then the build process will get
> the dependant jar for you"
> 
> ... and 2) what the previous build's answer to the question 1 was.
> 
> E.g.
> 
> <get src="http://xml.apache.org/xalan/xalan1.2.3.zip"
> dest="xalan.jar" 
> conditional-question="Would you blah blah blah.."
> verbose="true"
> usetimestamps="true"/>

Please see the archives for the recent thread titled:

[PROPOSAL] jar distribution system

-jon

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