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From gle...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks overview.html
Date Sun, 08 Jul 2001 20:31:00 GMT
glennm      01/07/08 13:30:59

  Modified:    docs/manual coretasklist.html
  Added:       docs/manual/CoreTasks overview.html
  Log:
  Overview of core tasks with a short description
  of what each task does.
  
  PR: 2328
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.13      +3 -2      jakarta-ant/docs/manual/coretasklist.html
  
  Index: coretasklist.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-ant/docs/manual/coretasklist.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.12
  retrieving revision 1.13
  diff -u -r1.12 -r1.13
  --- coretasklist.html	2001/06/22 05:36:34	1.12
  +++ coretasklist.html	2001/07/08 20:30:59	1.13
  @@ -16,9 +16,10 @@
   <a href="CoreTypes/patternset.html">Patternset</a><br>
   <a href="CoreTypes/fileset.html">Fileset</a><br>
   <a href="CoreTypes/mapper.html">File Mappers</a><br>
  +<a href="CoreTasks/common.html">Common Attributes</a><br>
   
   <h3>Core Tasks</h3>
  -<a href="CoreTasks/common.html">Common Attributes</a><br>
  +<a href="CoreTasks/overview.html">Overview</a><br><br>
   <a href="CoreTasks/ant.html">Ant</a><br>
   <a href="CoreTasks/antcall.html">AntCall</a><br>
   <a href="CoreTasks/antstructure.html">AntStructure</a><br>
  @@ -64,7 +65,7 @@
   <a href="CoreTasks/tar.html">Tar</a><br>
   <a href="CoreTasks/taskdef.html">Taskdef</a><br>
   <a href="CoreTasks/touch.html">Touch</a><br>
  -<a href="CoreTasks/tstamp.html">Tstamp</a><br>
  +<a href="CoreTasks/tstamp.html">TStamp</a><br>
   <a href="CoreTasks/typedef.html">Typedef</a><br>
   <a href="CoreTasks/unzip.html">Unjar</a><br>
   <a href="CoreTasks/untar.html">Untar</a><br>
  
  
  
  1.1                  jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/overview.html
  
  Index: overview.html
  ===================================================================
  <html>
  <head>
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="en-us">
    <title>Overview of Ant core tasks</title>
    <base target="mainFrame">
  </head>
  
  <body>
  <h2>Overview of Ant core tasks</h2>
  <p>Given the large number of tasks available to a build designer, it may be 
  difficult to get an overall view of what each task can do.  The following 
  table provides a short description of each task and a link to the complete
  documentation.</p>
  
  <table border="1" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0">
    <tr valign="top">
      <th>Task Name</th>
      <th>Description</th>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="ant.html">Ant</a></td>
      <td><p>Runs Ant on a supplied buildfile. This can be used to build subprojects.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="antcall.html">AntCall</a></td>
      <td><p>Call another target within the same build-file optionally specifying
some
  properties.</p></td>
    </tr>
    
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="antstructure.html">AntStructure</a></td>
      <td><p>Generates a DTD for Ant buildfiles which contains information
  about all tasks currently known to Ant.</p></td>
    </tr>
    
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="apply.html">Apply</a></td>
      <td><p>Executes a system command. When the <i>os</i> attribute
is specified, then
  the command is only executed when Ant is run on one of the specified operating
  systems.</p></td>
    </tr>
    
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="available.html">Available</a></td>
      <td><p>Sets a property if a resource is available at runtime. This resource
can be a
  file, a directory, a class in the classpath, or a JVM system resource.</p></td>
    </tr>
    
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="chmod.html">Chmod</a></td>
      <td><p>Changes the permissions of a file or all files inside specified directories.

      Right now it has effect only under Unix. The permissions are also UNIX style, like 
      the argument for the chmod command.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="copy.html">Copy</a></td>
      <td><p>Copies a file or Fileset to a new file or directory.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="copydir.html"><i>Copydir</i></a></td>
      <td><p><i>This task has been deprecated.  Use the Copy task instead.</i></p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="copyfile.html"><i>Copyfile</i></a></td>
      <td><p><i>This task has been deprecated.  Use the Copy task instead.</i></p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="cvs.html">Cvs</a></td>
      <td><p>Handles packages/modules retrieved from a 
  <a href="http://www.cvshome.org/" target="_top">CVS</a> repository.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="cvspass.html">CVSPass</a></td>
      <td><p>Adds entries to a .cvspass file. Adding entries to this file has
the same 
      affect as a cvs login command.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="delete.html">Delete</a></td>
      <td><p>Deletes either a single file, all files in a specified directory

      and its sub-directories, or a set of files specified by one or more 
      <a href="../CoreTypes/fileset.html">FileSet</a>s.</td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="deltree.html"><i>Deltree</i></a></td>
      <td><p><i>This task has been deprecated.  Use the Delete task instead.</i></p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="ear.html">Ear</a></td>
      <td><p>An extension of the <a href="jar.html">Jar</a> task with
special
      treatment for files that should end up in an Enterprise Application archive.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="echo.html">Echo</a></td>
      <td><p>Echoes a message to System.out or a file.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="exec.html">Exec</a></td>
      <td><p>Executes a system command. When the <i>os</i> attribute
is specified, then
  the command is only executed when Ant is run on one of the specified operating
  systems.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="execon.html">ExecOn</a></td>
      <td><p>Executes a system command. When the <i>os</i> attribute
is specified, then
  the command is only executed when Ant is run on one of the specified operating
  systems.</p>
  <p>The files and/or directories of a number of <a
  href="../CoreTypes/fileset.html">FileSet</a>s are passed as arguments to the system
  command. At least one nested <code>&lt;fileset&gt;</code> is required.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="fail.html">Fail</a></td>
      <td><p>Exits the current build (just throwing a BuildException), optionally
printing additional information.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="filter.html">Filter</a></td>
      <td><p>Sets a token filter for this project or read multiple token filter
from
  an input file and sets these as filters.
  Token filters are used by all tasks that perform file copying operations
  through the Project commodity methods.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="fixcrlf.html">FixCRLF</a></td>
      <td><p>Modifies a file to add or remove tabs, carriage returns, linefeeds,
and
      EOF characters.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="genkey.html">GenKey</a></td>
      <td><p>Generates a key in keystore.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="get.html">Get</a></td>
      <td><p>Gets a file from a URL.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="gunzip.html">GUnzip</a></td>
      <td><p>Expands a GZip file.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="gzip.html">GZip</a></td>
      <td><p>GZips a file.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="jar.html">Jar</a></td>
      <td><p>Jars a set of files.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="java.html">Java</a></td>
      <td><p>Executes a Java class within the running (Ant) VM or forks another
VM if
  specified.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="javac.html">Javac</a></td>
      <td><p>Compiles a source tree within the running (Ant) VM.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="javadoc.html">Javadoc/<i>Javadoc2</i></a></td>
      <td><p>Generates code documentation using the javadoc tool.</p>
      <p><i>The Javadoc2 task is deprecated.  Use the Javadoc task 
      instead.</i></p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="mail.html">Mail</a></td>
      <td><p>A task to send SMTP email.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="mkdir.html">Mkdir</a></td>
      <td><p>Creates a directory. Also non-existent parent directories are created,
when
  necessary.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="move.html">Move</a></td>
      <td><p>Moves a file to a new file or directory, or sets of files to
  a new directory.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="patch.html">Patch</a></td>
      <td><p>Applies a diff file to originals.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="pathconvert.html">PathConvert</a></td>
      <td><p>Converts a nested path, path reference, or fileset reference to the
form usable on a
      specified platform and stores the result in a given property.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="property.html">Property</a></td>
      <td><p>Sets a property (by name and value), or set of properties (from file
or
  resource) in the project.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="recorder.html">Record</a></td>
      <td><p>A recorder is a listener to the current build process that records
the
  output to a file.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="rename.html"><i>Rename</i></a></td>
      <td><p><i>This task has been deprecated.  Use the Move task instead.</i></p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="replace.html">Replace</a></td>
      <td><p>Replace is a directory based task for replacing the occurrence of
a given string with another string 
  in selected file.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="rmic.html">Rmic</a></td>
      <td><p>Runs the rmic compiler for a certain class.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="signjar.html">SignJar</a></td>
      <td><p>Signs a jar or zip file with the javasign command line tool.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="sleep.html">Sleep</a></td>
      <td><p> A task for sleeping a short period of time, useful when a build
or 
      deployment process requires an interval between tasks.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="sql.html">Sql</a></td>
      <td><p>Executes a series of SQL statements via JDBC to a database. Statements

      can either be read in from a text file using the <i>src</i> attribute or
from 
      between the enclosing SQL tags.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="style.html">Style</a></td>
      <td><p>Process a set of documents via XSLT.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="tar.html">Tar</a></td>
      <td><p>Creates a tar archive.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="taskdef.html">Taskdef</a></td>
      <td><p>Adds a task definition to the current project, such that this new
task can be
  used in the current project.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="touch.html">Touch</a></td>
      <td><p>Changes the modification time of a file and possibly creates it at
  the same time.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="tstamp.html">TStamp</a></td>
      <td><p>Sets the <code>DSTAMP</code>, <code>TSTAMP</code>,
and 
      <code>TODAY</code> properties in the current project based on 
      the current date and time.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="typedef.html">Typedef</a></td>
      <td><p>Adds a data type definition to the current project, such that this
  new type can be used in the current project.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="unzip.html">Unjar</a></td>
      <td><p>Unzips a jarfile.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="untar.html">Untar</a></td>
      <td><p>Untars a tarfile.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="unzip.html">Unwar</a></td>
      <td><p>Unzips a warfile.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="unzip.html">Unzip</a></td>
      <td><p>Unzips a zipfile.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="uptodate.html">Uptodate</a></td>
      <td><p>Sets a property if a target files are more up to date than a set
of
  Source files.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="war.html">War</a></td>
      <td><p>An extension of the <a href="jar.html">Jar</a> task with
special
      treatment for files that should end up in the <code>WEB-INF/lib</code>,

      <code>WEB-INF/classes</code> or <code>WEB-INF</code> directories
of the 
      Web Application Archive.</p></td>
    </tr>
  
    <tr valign="top">
      <td><a href="zip.html">Zip</a></td>
      <td><p>Creates a zipfile.</p></td>
    </tr>
  </table>
  
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