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From j..@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: ant/docs faq.html
Date Tue, 11 May 2004 16:37:02 GMT
jhm         2004/05/11 09:37:02

  Modified:    xdocs    faq.xml
               docs     faq.html
  Log:
  hint to projects.xml; os-specific configuration
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.54      +22 -1     ant/xdocs/faq.xml
  
  Index: faq.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/ant/xdocs/faq.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.53
  retrieving revision 1.54
  diff -u -r1.53 -r1.54
  --- faq.xml	20 Apr 2004 07:27:21 -0000	1.53
  +++ faq.xml	11 May 2004 16:37:02 -0000	1.54
  @@ -223,6 +223,23 @@
     </faqsection>
   
     <faqsection title="How do I ...">
  +    <faq id="implement-os-specific-configuration">
  +      <question>How do I realize os--specific configurations?</question>
  +      <answer>
  +        <p>The core idea is using property files which name accords to the
  +        os-name. Then simply use the build-in property <tt>os.name</tt>.</p>
  +        <p>For better use you should also provide a file with defaul values.
  +        But be careful with the correct os-names. For test simply &lt;echo&gt;
  +        the ${os.name} on all machines and you can be sure to use the right
  +        file names.</p>
  +        <source><![CDATA[
  +          <property file="${os.name}.properties"/>
  +          <property file="default.properties"/>
  +]]></source>
  +      </answer>
  +    </faq>
  +
  +
       <faq id="adding-external-tasks">
         <question>How do I add an external task that I&apos;ve written to the
         page &quot;External Tools and Task&quot;?</question>
  @@ -252,8 +269,12 @@
           href="http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/~checkout~/ant/xdocs/external.xml">this</a>
           document.</p>
   
  +        <p>If you have written something bigger than a 'simple plugin' to Ant it
  +        may be better to add the link to <a href="projects.html">projects.html</a>.
  +        The procedure to add it is the same. The file to patch is <a
  +        href="http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/~checkout~/ant/xdocs/projects.xml">this</a>
  +        document. The syntax of that file is the same.</p>
         </answer>
  -
       </faq>
   
       <faq id="passing-cli-args">
  
  
  
  1.98      +21 -0     ant/docs/faq.html
  
  Index: faq.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/ant/docs/faq.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.97
  retrieving revision 1.98
  diff -u -r1.97 -r1.98
  --- faq.html	20 Apr 2004 07:27:20 -0000	1.97
  +++ faq.html	11 May 2004 16:37:02 -0000	1.98
  @@ -206,6 +206,9 @@
               </ul>
                   <h4 class="toc">How do I ...</h4>
           <ul>
  +                <li><a href="#implement-os-specific-configuration">
  +  How do I realize os--specific configurations?
  +      </a></li>
                   <li><a href="#adding-external-tasks">
     How do I add an external task that I've written to the
         page "External Tools and Task"?
  @@ -589,6 +592,20 @@
           or use the zip archive instead (you can extract it using
           <code>jar xf</code>).</p>
                                   <p class="faq">
  +      <a name="implement-os-specific-configuration"></a>
  +      How do I realize os--specific configurations?
  +    </p>
  +                  <p>The core idea is using property files which name accords to
the
  +        os-name. Then simply use the build-in property <tt>os.name</tt>.</p>
  +                        <p>For better use you should also provide a file with defaul
values.
  +        But be careful with the correct os-names. For test simply &lt;echo&gt;
  +        the ${os.name} on all machines and you can be sure to use the right
  +        file names.</p>
  +                        <pre class="code">
  +          &lt;property file=&quot;${os.name}.properties&quot;/&gt;
  +          &lt;property file=&quot;default.properties&quot;/&gt;
  +</pre>
  +                    <p class="faq">
         <a name="adding-external-tasks"></a>
         How do I add an external task that I've written to the
         page "External Tools and Task"?
  @@ -613,6 +630,10 @@
           </ul>
                           <p>The preferred format for this information is a patch to
<a href="http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/~checkout~/ant/xdocs/external.xml">this</a>
           document.</p>
  +                        <p>If you have written something bigger than a 'simple plugin'
to Ant it
  +        may be better to add the link to <a href="projects.html">projects.html</a>.
  +        The procedure to add it is the same. The file to patch is <a href="http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/~checkout~/ant/xdocs/projects.xml">this</a>
  +        document. The syntax of that file is the same.</p>
                       <p class="faq">
         <a name="passing-cli-args"></a>
         How do I pass parameters from the command line to my
  
  
  

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