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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject AW: new ant task proposal
Date Fri, 13 Jun 2003 11:45:06 GMT
It´s listed as an external project.
http://ant.apache.org/projects.html


Jan


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Albert Pastrana [mailto:albert@ludicus.com]
> Gesendet am: Freitag, 13. Juni 2003 13:40
> An: Ant Developers List
> Betreff: Re: new ant task proposal
> 
> Yes, it's true, I didn't know this library ;))
> 
> Thank you very much, the lib is really cool, for sure I will 
> use it and
> forget the task I made.
> 
> But I have a question, why these tasks are not in the 
> external tools and
> tasks list? (well, at least I can't see it)
> 
> bye
> 
>   albert
> 
> ps: luckily the class implementation didn't take me long time ;)
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de>
> To: <dev@ant.apache.org>
> Sent: Friday, June 13, 2003 1:23 PM
> Subject: AW: new ant task proposal
> 
> 
> It seems that you don´t know the Ant-Contrib library and the 
> <foreach> task?
> 
> 
> Jan
> 
> 
> Ant-Contrib:
>   Homepage:   http://sourceforge.net/projects/ant-contrib/
>   CVS-Source:
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/ant-contrib/ant
> -contrib/src/n
> et/sf/antcontrib/
>   CVS-Manual:
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/ant-contrib/ant
> -contrib/manua
> l/index.html
> 
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/*checkout*/ant-
> contrib/ant-co
> ntrib/manual/tasks/index.html
>   Binary:     http://gump.covalent.net/jars/latest/ant-contrib/
> 
> 
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: Albert Pastrana [mailto:albert@ludicus.com]
> > Gesendet am: Freitag, 13. Juni 2003 13:19
> > An: Ant Developers List
> > Betreff: new ant task proposal
> >
> > Hi to all,
> >
> > First of all, apologizes for my english (I'm catalan) and for
> > my message, if
> > it is not posted to the proper list.
> >
> > I've been using ant for a long, and I've always thought that
> > it lacks a
> > useful functionality, this is the possibility to make a loop
> > over a group of
> > dirs (or files).
> >
> > I needed this because in several build.xml files I would like
> > to perform the
> > same build tasks for a group of modules. I supose I'm not the
> > only one that
> > uses .sh or .bat files to perform similar things.
> >
> > Last week was the last, I decided to make a little task to 
> loop over a
> > directory contents and perform a task for every one of the 
> directories
> > inside it. This task is very simple, it extends the
> > CallTarget task and
> > takes only two new arguments:
> > - dir: the name of the directory you want to loop over
> > - propertyName: the name of the property you want to put the
> > value of every
> > subdir name (by default is current.dir)
> >
> > Then the task is really easy to use, it's something like that:
> > <target name="echodirname">
> >   <echo>${current.dir}</echo>
> > </target>
> > <target name="doloop">
> >   <taskdef classname="LoopTask" name="loop"/>
> >   <loop dir="./" target="echodirname"/>
> > </target>
> >
> > It's very useful for me, and I would like this task to be
> > added to Ant core
> > tasks, because I think it could interest to a lot of people.
> > If not, it
> > would be nice also to add it to external tasks. The problem
> > is that I cannot
> > spend time on it and I can't compromise on solving bugs
> > and/or extending it.
> >
> > For example, it would be nice to extend the task and take 
> the list of
> > dirs/files to loop over from a fileset, but my very
> > rudimentary knowledge of
> > ant made impossible to me to extend the task and add 
> compatibility for
> > fileset :((
> >
> > Well, that's all, I hope you to understand my english ;) and
> > some of you to
> > suggest me a solution.
> >
> > cheers
> >
> >   albert
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 
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