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From "Peter Reilly" <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] pass proxy settings to javadoc
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2007 13:09:02 GMT
Also,
if possible add the code as a patch to the bugzilla report.

Peter

On 3/26/07, Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
> Kappen, Thomas, TECON Terenci wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > the attached patch passes proxy settings to the javadoc commandline tool, which
will be called from the <javadoc> ant task.
> >
> > Proxy settings are necessary if external javadoc resources should be linked with
the generated javadoc, and the host resides behind a firewall.
> >
> > The proxy settings from the system properties must be explicitly passed to the javadoc
commandline tool, since the tool cannot be run inside the same jvm as ant, and therefore a
new jvm will be created for javadoc (refer to: http://ant.apache.org/manual/index.html)
> >
>
> 1. yes, it would be good. I work behind a proxy and feel your pain
>
> > This issue is also discussed in bug# 29870, but only workarounds are proposed.
> >
> > Hi hope this patch will be merged into the Ant source tree.
>
>
> Looking at, it could be a start for a more generic bit of code to
> propagate proxy settings to either Java or Executable
> instances...something that passes down the non-null settings with a
> custom prefix for the specific app, here -J-D,
>
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