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From "Jose Alberto Fernandez" <j_a_fernan...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: better <get> behavior when disconnected
Date Sun, 18 Nov 2001 11:51:59 GMT
From: "Curt Arnold" <carnold@houston.rr.com>

> > Now, what you seem to want instead is an option to only fetch a file if it
> > doesnt exist locally, not doing timestamp polling. Is that right?
> 
> If I skip the download because the server wasn't available (or the user
> turned the off-line property on) and the file hasn't already been loaded
> then the downstream processes will fail with possibly misleading
> diagnostics.
> 

Why don't you use the <available> task, then. You could just use
it to verify that all the files you need are there, in a target that
runs after the optional target for the <get>s task. 

If anyone is missing the build will fail gracefully.

Jose Alberto



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