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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 41542] - Would like an additional startAnt method in Main
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2007 13:31:20 GMT
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------- Additional Comments From peter_frontiero@percussion.com  2007-02-06 05:31 -------
(In reply to comment #0)
> We are currently incorporating ant into the installation process of our 
> product.  The product uses the InstallShield framework as a base, but we are 
> delegating parts of the actual installation to ant.  To do this we need to 
> launch ant in process from the install program, however, the current 
> implementation of the Main.startAnt method does not allow this, as it 
invokes 
> a System.exit following completion.  This terminates the entire process.  
For 
> now we have altered Main and subclassed it, overriding the startAnt method 
and 
> removing the calls to System.exit.  An additional startAnt method in Main 
> which does not invoke System.exit would give us the ability to launch ant in 
> process and then continue with the rest of the installation process.

We are currently using an earlier version of ant, but I thought I also checked 
the current release version as well.  I must have missed this.  We will likely 
upgrade to the newest version.  I appreciate the quick response.

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