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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: starting and killing background exec or java task
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2005 18:00:04 GMT
--- Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
[SNIP]
> Life would be simpler if I could exec something in
> the background. Not 
> spawned, which is designed to outlive ant, just in
> the background. 
> stopping ant would stop background stuff. output
> would still go to the 
> logger.
> 
> I would also like to be able to kill a background
> process by name, a 
> name I assigned it earlier. My testing would then be
> 
> <java ... background="server" />
> 
> <junit ... />
> 
> <killbackground name="server" />
> 
> Nice and simple to use. To implement? I dont know,
> yet.
> 
> What do people think?

Wouldn't ac:forget satisfy the first req?

-Matt

> 
> -steve
> 
> 
>
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