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Subject cvs commit: ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks apply.html
Date Thu, 27 Jan 2005 15:54:59 GMT
mbenson     2005/01/27 07:54:59

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  RCS file: /home/cvs/ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/apply.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.23.2.7
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  diff -u -r1.23.2.7 -r1.23.2.8
  --- apply.html	19 Nov 2004 09:10:00 -0000	1.23.2.7
  +++ apply.html	27 Jan 2005 15:54:59 -0000	1.23.2.8
  @@ -15,18 +15,19 @@
   <p>Executes a system command. When the <i>os</i> attribute is specified,
then
   the command is only executed when Ant is run on one of the specified operating
   systems.</p>
  -<p>The files and/or directories of a number of <a
  -href="../CoreTypes/fileset.html">FileSet</a>s, <a
  -href="../CoreTypes/dirset.html">DirSet</a>s (<em>since Ant 1.6</em>)
  -or <a href="../CoreTypes/filelist.html">FileList</a>s (<em>since Ant
  -1.6</em>) are passed as arguments to the system command.</p>
  -<p>If you specify a nested <a
  -href="../CoreTypes/mapper.html">mapper</a> and the <i>dest</i> attribute,
  +<p>The files and/or directories of a number of
  + <a href="../CoreTypes/fileset.html">FileSet</a>s,
  + <a href="../CoreTypes/dirset.html">DirSet</a>s
  + (<em>since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em>) or
  + <a href="../CoreTypes/filelist.html">FileList</a>s
  + (<em>since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em>)
  + are passed as arguments to the system command.</p>
  +<p>If you specify a nested <a href="../CoreTypes/mapper.html">mapper</a>,
   the timestamp of each source file is compared to the timestamp of a
   target file which is defined by the nested mapper element and searched
  -for in the given dest.</p>
  -<p>At least one fileset or filelist is required, and you must not specify more than
  -one mapper.</p>
  +for in the given <i>dest</i>, if specified.</p>
  +<p>At least one fileset or filelist is required,
  +and you must not specify more than one mapper.</p>
   
   <p>Note that you cannot interact with the forked program, the only way
   to send input to it is via the input and inputstring attributes.</p>
  @@ -46,20 +47,20 @@
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">dest</td>
  -    <td valign="top">the directory where the <code>&lt;apply&gt;</code>
expects the target files will be placed by the 
  -                     command, when it is executed. 
  -    </td>
  -    <td align="center" valign="top">Yes, if you specify a nested mapper</td>
  +    <td valign="top">the directory where the command is expected to place
  +    target files when it is executed. This attribute is valid only when used
  +    in conjunction with a nested mapper; if omitted, the target filenames
  +    returned by the mapper will be interpreted as absolute paths.</td>
  +    <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">spawn</td>
  -    <td valign="top">whether or not you want the commands to be spawned<br/>
  -    Default is false.<br>
  -    If you spawn a command, its output will not be logged by ant.<br/>
  -    The input, output, error, and result property settings are not active when spawning
a process.<br>
  -    <em>since Ant 1.6</em>
  +    <td valign="top">whether or not you want the commands to be spawned.<br />
  +    If you spawn a command, its output will not be logged by ant.<br />
  +    The input, output, error, and result property settings are not active when spawning
a process.<br />
  +    <em>since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em>
       </td>
  -    <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
  +    <td align="center" valign="top">No, default is <i>false</i></td>
     </tr>
   
     <tr>
  @@ -70,9 +71,9 @@
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">relative</td>
       <td valign="top">whether the filenames should be passed on the
  -      command line as absolute or relative pathnames (relative to the
  -      base directory of the corresponding fileset/list for source files or
  -      the <i>dest</i> attribute for target files).</td>
  +      command line as relative pathnames (relative to the base directory
  +      of the corresponding fileset/list for source files or the
  +      <i>dest</i> attribute for target files).</td>
       <td align="center" valign="top">No, default is <i>false</i></td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
  @@ -99,7 +100,7 @@
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">error</td>
       <td valign="top">The file to which the standard error of the
  -    command should be redirected.  <em>since Ant 1.6</em></td>
  +    command should be redirected.  <em>since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em></td>
       <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
  @@ -109,15 +110,15 @@
       file/property. The error output will not be included in the output
       file/property. If you redirect error with the &quot;error&quot; or
       &quot;errorProperty&quot; attributes, this will have no effect.
  -    <em>since Ant 1.6</em></td>
  +    <em>since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em></td>
       <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">append</td>
       <td valign="top">whether output should be appended to or overwrite
  -      an existing file.  Defaults to false.  If you set parallel to
  -      false, you will probably want to set this one to true.</td>
  -    <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
  +      an existing file.  If you set parallel to false, you will probably
  +      want to set this one to true.</td>
  +    <td align="center" valign="top">No, default is <i>false</i></td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">outputproperty</td>
  @@ -130,21 +131,21 @@
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">errorproperty</td>
       <td valign="top">The name of a property in which the standard error of the 
  -      command should be stored.  <em>since Ant 1.6</em></td>
  +      command should be stored.  <em>since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em></td>
       <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">input</td>
       <td valign="top">A file from which the executed command's standard
       input is taken. This attribute is mutually exclusive with the
  -    inputstring attribute.  <em>since Ant 1.6</em></td>
  +    inputstring attribute.  <em>since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em></td>
       <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">inputstring</td>
       <td valign="top">A string which serves as the input stream for the
       executed command. This attribute is mutually exclusive with the
  -    input attribute.  <em>since Ant 1.6</em></td>
  +    input attribute.  <em>since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em></td>
       <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
  @@ -184,16 +185,15 @@
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">parallel</td>
       <td valign="top">Run the command only once, appending all files as
  -      arguments. If false, command will be executed once for every file. 
  -      Defaults to false. </td>
  -    <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
  +      arguments. If false, command will be executed once for every file.</td>
  +    <td align="center" valign="top">No, default is <i>false</i></td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">type</td>
       <td valign="top">One of <i>file</i>, <i>dir</i> or
         <i>both</i>. If set to <i>file</i>, only the names of plain
         files will be sent to the command. If set to <i>dir</i>, only
  -      the names of directories are considered.<br>
  +      the names of directories are considered.<br />
         <strong>Note:</strong> The type attribute does not apply to
         nested <i>dirset</i>s - <i>dirset</i>s always implicitly
         assume type to be <i>dir</i>.</td>
  @@ -225,36 +225,41 @@
       executable if resolved firstly against the project basedir and if
       that does not exist, against the execution directory if
       specified. On Unix systems, if you only want to allow execution of
  -    commands in the user's path, set this to false.  <em>since Ant
  -    1.6</em></td>
  +    commands in the user's path, set this to false.
  +    <em>since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em></td>
       <td align="center" valign="top">No, default is <i>false</i></td>
     </tr>                     
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">maxparallel</td>
       <td valign="top">Limit the amount of parallelism by passing at
         most this many sourcefiles at once.  Set it to &lt;= 0 for
  -      unlimited.  Defaults to unlimited.  <em>Since Ant 1.6.</em></td>
  -    <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
  +      unlimited. <em>Since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6.</em></td>
  +    <td align="center" valign="top">No, unlimited by default</td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">addsourcefile</td>
       <td valign="top">Whether source file names should be added to the
  -      command automatically.  Defaults to <code>true</code>.  
  -      <em>Since Ant 1.6.</em></td>
  -    <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
  +      command automatically. <em>Since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6.</em></td>
  +    <td align="center" valign="top">No, default is <i>true</i></td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">verbose</td>
       <td valign="top">Whether to print a summary after execution or not.
  -      Defaults to <code>false</code>.  <em>Since Ant 1.6.</em></td>
  -    <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
  +      <em>Since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6.</em></td>
  +    <td align="center" valign="top">No, default <i>false</i></td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">ignoremissing</td>
       <td valign="top">Whether to ignore nonexistent files specified
  -      via filelists.  <em>Since Ant 1.6.2.</em></td>
  +      via filelists.  <em>Since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6.2.</em></td>
       <td align="center" valign="top">No, default is <i>true</i></td>
     </tr>
  +  <tr>
  +    <td valign="top">force</td>
  +    <td valign="top">Whether to bypass timestamp comparisons
  +      for target files.  <em>Since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6.3.</em></td>
  +    <td align="center" valign="top">No, default is <i>false</i></td>
  +  </tr>
   </table>
   <h3>Parameters specified as nested elements</h3>
   <h4>fileset</h4>
  @@ -262,20 +267,21 @@
   elements to define the files for this task and refer to
   <code>&lt;fileset&gt;</code>s defined elsewhere.</p>
   <h4>filelist</h4>
  -<p><em>Since Ant 1.6</em></p>
  +<p><em>Since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em></p>
   <p>You can use any number of nested <code>&lt;filelist&gt;</code>
   elements to define the files for this task and refer to
   <code>&lt;filelist&gt;</code>s defined elsewhere.</p>
   <h4>dirset</h4>
  -<p><em>Since Ant 1.6</em></p>
  +<p><em>Since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6</em></p>
   <p>You can use any number of nested <code>&lt;dirset&gt;</code>
   elements to define the directories for this task and refer to
   <code>&lt;dirset&gt;</code>s defined elsewhere.</p>
   <h4>mapper</h4>
  -<p>A single <code>&lt;mapper&gt;</code> specifies the target
files
  -relative to the <CODE>dest</CODE> attribute for dependency checking.
  -At least one <code>&lt;fileset&gt;</code> or
  -<code>&lt;filelist&gt;</code> is required.</p>
  +<p>A single <code>&lt;mapper&gt;</code> specifies the target
files relative
  +to the <code>dest</code> attribute for dependency checking. If the
  +<code>dest</code> attribute is specified it will be used as a base directory
  +for resolving relative pathnames returned by the mapper. At least one
  +<code>&lt;fileset&gt;</code> or <code>&lt;filelist&gt;</code>
is required.</p>
   <h4>arg</h4>
   <p>Command line arguments should be specified as nested
   <code>&lt;arg&gt;</code> elements. See <a
  @@ -291,14 +297,13 @@
   <code>&lt;srcfile&gt;</code> and marks the position of the target
   filename on the command line. If omitted, the target filenames will
   not be added to the command line at all. This element can only be
  -specified, if you also define a nested mapper and the <i>dest</i>
  -attribute.</p>
  +specified if you also define a nested mapper.</p>
   <h4>env</h4>
   <p>It is possible to specify environment variables to pass to the
   system command via nested <code>&lt;env&gt;</code> elements. See the
   description in the section about <a href="exec.html#env">exec</a></p>
   <h4>redirector</h4>
  -<i><b>Since Ant 1.6.2</b></i>
  +<i><b>Since&nbsp;Ant&nbsp;1.6.2</b></i>
   <p>A nested <a href="../CoreTypes/redirector.html">I/O Redirector</a>
   can be specified.  &lt;apply&gt;'s behavior is like that of
   <a href="exec.html#redirector">exec</a> with regard to
  @@ -365,16 +370,16 @@
   &lt;/apply&gt;
   </pre></blockquote>
   Applies the fictitious &quot;processfile&quot; executable to all
  -files matching <code>*.file</code> in the <CODE>src</CODE> directory.
  -The <CODE>out</CODE> <code>&lt;mapper&gt;</code> has been
set up to map
  -<CODE>*.file</CODE> to <CODE>*.out</CODE>, then this <code>&lt;mapper&gt;</code>
  -is used to specify <CODE>targetfile</CODE>s for this &lt;apply&gt;
  -task.  A reference to <CODE>out</CODE> is then used as an
  +files matching <code>*.file</code> in the <code>src</code> directory.
  +The <code>out</code> <code>&lt;mapper&gt;</code> has been
set up to map
  +<code>*.file</code> to <code>*.out</code>, then this <code>&lt;mapper&gt;</code>
  +is used to specify <code>targetfile</code>s for this &lt;apply&gt;
  +task.  A reference to <code>out</code> is then used as an
   <code>&lt;outputmapper&gt;</code> nested in a <code>&lt;redirector&gt;</code>,
which in turn is
   nested beneath this <code>&lt;apply&gt;</code> instance.  This allows
us to perform
   dependency checking against output files--the target files in this case.
   
  -<hr><p align="center">Copyright &copy; 2000-2004 The Apache Software Foundation.
All rights
  +<hr><p align="center">Copyright &copy; 2000-2005 The Apache Software Foundation.
All rights
   Reserved.</p>
   
   </body>
  
  
  

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