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From Jean-Louis Boudart <jeanlouis.boud...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Adding if/unless conditions on commandline args
Date Fri, 03 May 2013 08:45:38 GMT
By the way i don't know yet where we can plugin tests on if/unless
condition in this case.


2013/5/3 Jean-Louis Boudart <jeanlouis.boudart@gmail.com>

> +1
>
>
> 2013/5/3 Antoine Levy Lambert <antoine@gmx.de>
>
>> I wonder whether we could not add if an unless on all nested elements in
>> the framework ?
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Antoine
>> On May 3, 2013, at 2:57 AM, Jean-Louis Boudart wrote:
>>
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > It's currently difficult to make reusable script when using <exec> task
>> or
>> > any other task using commandline args.
>> > We oftenly need some "dynamic arguments" and this can be complicated.
>> >
>> > Therefor, i suggest to introduce if/unless conditions on comand line
>> args :
>> >
>> > <exec executable="git">
>> >   <arg value="commit"/>
>> >   <arg line="-a" if="${commit.all.files}"/>
>> >   <arg value="-m"/>
>> >   <arg value="${commit.message}"/>
>> > </exec>
>> >
>> > I have a working implementation  with related tests and documentation.
>> > Commandline.Arg class now extends ProjectComponent, and expose accessors
>> > for if/unless condition, and rely on PropertyHelper to check conditions.
>> >
>> > Is this sufficient ? From what i have seen, it doesn't break backward
>> > compatibility at least all tests are green :p.
>> >
>> > The setProject(Project p) method should be invoked "automatically" by
>> > ProjectHelper isn't it ?
>> >
>> > If ant is used in pure java and we ommited invoking setProject(Project
>> p)
>> > method, it should also works as PropertyHelper seems null safe.
>> >
>> > If there is no objection i will commit this this week end.
>>
>>
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>
>
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