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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r405524 - in /ant/core/trunk/src: main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/ main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/rmic/ testcases/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/
Date Thu, 11 May 2006 09:33:26 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Wed, 10 May 2006, Steve Loughran <> wrote:
>> Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>>> On Tue, 09 May 2006, <> wrote:
>>>> As well as simplifying a common operation, it is a foundation for
>>>> instance specific logic to decide if an execute failed, which
>>>> could be of use in VMS land.
>>> You better check with your contacts in the OpenVMS group for some
>>> of your changes.  The tasks executing Java VMs (this includes tasks
>>> running rmic or javac) explicitly checked for a 0 exit code since
>>> we've been told the Java VM wouldn't be playing be OpenVMS rules
>>> and return 0 on success.
>> I havent actually done any vms-ready work, just wrapped up the
>> process of getting the return code then checking for a failure into
>> a method that is part of the Execute() instance.
> No, you also changed ForkingJavaRmic to use isFailure() instead of the
> exitCode == 0 check that was in it before.  If rmic returns 0 on
> success on OpenVMS, you've just broken the task.

ooh, good point. Roll back?

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