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From "Erik Hatcher" <jakarta-...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: the tomcat 4.1 ant tasks
Date Mon, 20 May 2002 18:22:56 GMT
It sure would be nice if the Tomcat folks built a properties file that is
included in the distribution so only one <taskdef> is needed rather than all
of those shown there.  Anyone from there listening?!  :)

    Erik


----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Loughran" <steve_l@iseran.com>
To: "ant-dev" <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, May 20, 2002 1:32 AM
Subject: the tomcat 4.1 ant tasks


> ..finally took a look at the new tomcat deployment tasks; they look pretty
> good:
>
>
http://jakarta.apache.org/tomcat/tomcat-4.1-doc/manager-howto.html#Executing
> %20Manager%20Commands%20With%20Ant
>
> If I have one concern (that i have filed with them), it is that they are
> using generic names that effectively stop us from using the same tasknames
> ourselves.
>
>
>   <taskdef name="deploy"
classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.DeployTask"/>
>   <taskdef name="install"
> classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.InstallTask"/>
>   <taskdef name="list"      classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.ListTask"/>
>   <taskdef name="reload"
classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.ReloadTask"/>
>   <taskdef name="remove"
classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.RemoveTask"/>
>   <taskdef name="resources"
> classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.ResourcesTask"/>
>   <taskdef name="roles"
classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.RolesTask"/>
>   <taskdef name="start"
classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.StartTask"/>
>   <taskdef name="stop"      classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.StopTask"/>
>   <taskdef name="undeploy"
> classname="org.apache.catalina.ant.UndeployTask"/>
>
> I am thinking, maybe we should intro the notion of 'reserved' tasknames,
> binding them to a reserved task that simply throws a 'reserved' exception
if
> used. That way in ant1.5 we can pencil out a few task names that we have
> plans for in the near future, without creating conflicts down the wire.
>
> -steve
>
>
>
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