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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: ant -projecthelp not working under certain conditions...
Date Fri, 13 Aug 2004 19:10:54 GMT
Rob:  Are you using Ant 1.6.2?  In that version the
<fail> output should show up.

-Matt

--- "Anderson, Rob (Global Trade)"
<Rob.Anderson@nike.com> wrote:

> I have an issue with the use of ant -projecthelp. I
> have a build file that will load properties from a
> file based on the value of a property passed in on
> the command line. Here is a little build file to
> illustrate my point...
> 
> <project name="LPO Automation" basedir="."
> default="build">
> <property file="${env}.properties"/>
> 
> <fail unless="env">
> Please specify the environment on the command
> line...
>         ant -Denv=environment target</fail>
> 
> <target name="build"/>
> <target name="target_a"/>
> <target name="target_b"/>
> <target name="target_c"/>
> </project>
> 
> Now with the build file above running 'ant -p' shows
> no output. In order to see the available targets I
> must run 'ant -Denv=something -p'. I would prefer
> that 'ant -p' work as without having to add the
> -Denv=something option. If that is not possible, it
> would be great if the fail task reported the failure
> so the user is not wondering why there is no output
> from 'ant -p'. I would like to open a change request
> for this issue, but I would like to get some
> consensus from the developers on the best way to
> address this issue. The two options I have come up
> with are:
> 
> a) Make 'ant -p' work under these conditions
> (preferred)
> b) Make it so the fail task reports the failure
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> Thanks,
>
_________________________________________________________________
> Robert Anderson  Sr. System Engineer  Nike - Global
> Trade IT  (503) 532-6803  d
> 
> "Outside of a dog, a book is probably man's best
> friend; inside of dog, it's too dark to read."
> -Groucho Marx
> 
> 
> 
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