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From Peter Reilly <peter.rei...@corvil.com>
Subject Re: [Patch] Support for the groovy language with the ant <script> task
Date Tue, 03 Feb 2004 14:00:54 GMT
This time with the attachment....
Peter
Peter Reilly wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have been looking at the groovy language:
> http://groovy.codehaus.org/
> and the <script> task.
>
> The included patch will allow groovy to
> be one of the supported languages for <script> allowing
> the following:
>
>    <script language="groovy"><![CDATA[
>      z = <<<END
>      this is a multi
>      line string
> END
>
>      println(z);
>      list = [1, 2, 3]
>      println(list[0..2])
>      map=["a":1, "b":2]
>      println("a is " + map["a"])
>
>    ]]></script>
>
> printing out:
>
> Declaring bean: g3 value: g3
> Declaring bean: s2 value: s2
> Declaring bean: self value: 
> org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.optional.Script@11d0a4f
> Declaring bean: s5 value: s5
> Declaring bean: project value: org.apache.tools.ant.Project@18fd984
> Declaring bean: s4 value: s4
> Declaring bean: b3 value: b3
> Declaring bean: g value: g
> Declaring bean: s3 value: s3
> Declaring bean: b value: b
> Declaring bean: basedir value: /home/preilly/learning/ant
> Declaring bean: s value: s
>      this is a multi
>      line string
> [1, 2, 3]
> a is 1
>
> (The "Declaring bean" prints are due to a printf  in groovy - 
> 1.0.beta-3). (org.codehaus.groovy.bsf.GroovyEngine)
>
> The patch are two changes:
>
>   Script.java :       the Groovy language does not like "<ANT>" to be 
> the name of the script
>                       changed to "ANT" (For some reason it attempts to 
> make a class? for the name).
>
>   ScriptDef.java:     Changed from "script <name>" to "script_name"
>
>
>   ScriptRunner.java : add groovy to the BSF supported languages (in 
> the same way that beanshell used
>                                   to be added to BSF).
>
>  
> I would like to make the changes to ANT CVS and possiblely to the ant 
> 1.6 branch.
>
> Peter
>
>
>
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