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From Jeffrey E Care <ca...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Tasks to be contributed
Date Fri, 09 Mar 2012 21:27:36 GMT
So this is some long running process? It sits there & blocks until a 
change is dropped?

I think we need more details.

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Jeffrey E. (Jeff) Care 
carej@us.ibm.com 
IBM WebSphere Application Server 
WAS Release Engineering 





Mansour Al Akeel <mansour.alakeel@gmail.com> wrote on 03/09/2012 04:15:40 
PM:

> From: Mansour Al Akeel <mansour.alakeel@gmail.com>
> To: Ant Developers List <dev@ant.apache.org>
> Date: 03/09/2012 04:17 PM
> Subject: Re: Tasks to be contributed
> 
> Thank you Stephan for your time.
> Ok, so let's ask here. I wrote a task that monitors a directory for
> file changes and when changes
> occur it triggers another task. This task helps me a lot in
> recompiling the modified code and copy resource files
> to the destination in case of a webapp.
> I think others may find it useful, especially those who doesn't use an
> IDE all the time.
> I wrote this task for my usage, and it uses java 1.7 NIO. Before I
> contribute something like this, I will need to rewrite it to
> use the currently supported java versions.
> 
> the task is very simple:
> <monitor dir="src/main/java"  targetTask="compile" />
> 
> Which works great for me.
> I may have to rewrite to use resource and to make it consistent with
> the rest of the task.
> 
> So my question, do other users think this can be useful for the 
community ?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> 
wrote:
> > On 2012-03-09, Mansour Al Akeel wrote:
> >
> >> How do the community decide what tasks to be added to the 
distribution
> >> and what to be distributed some where else.
> >
> > The people who write the tasks and want to see them included with Ant
> > ask on the dev list (or attach them to Ant's bugzilla) and if a
> > committer feels like committing the task it will be done.  If the task
> > may be controversial in scope, this likely won't happen without
> > discussion.
> >
> >> For example, some tasks from ant-contribution are widely used.
> >
> > Most if not all of these have not been written with the intention to
> > include them in Ant.  The people behind the ant-contrib project are a
> > separate bunch of people from the Ant dev team even if some have been 
on
> > both teams at one point in time.
> >
> >> How do I know if a task can be contributed and added to the core ?
> >
> > Ask for the concrete task 8-)
> >
> > Stefan
> >
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