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From "Nico Seessle" <>
Subject Re: Exec and starting a separate process
Date Mon, 22 Jan 2001 21:44:34 GMT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Deitte" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2001 10:08 PM
Subject: RE: Exec and starting a separate process

> I don't know of any way to currently start separate processes in Ant.  I
> need the same functionality, and was (sometime soon) just planning to add
> "wait" parameter to Exec which defaults to true, although I'm not sure how
> the input, output, and watchdog handlers will be handled.  -Brian


   <echo message="starting"/>
   <exec executable="start">
     <arg line="sqlplus"/>
   <echo message="done"/>

Works for me (W2K, SP1).

No chance to test it on other systems, sorry.


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