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From Peter Alfors <peter.alf...@irista.com>
Subject Re: ant 1.2, jdk1.3, copy
Date Mon, 26 Feb 2001 22:48:00 GMT
thanks...  I will definitely convert to that when it is released.

    Pete

Conor MacNeill wrote:

> Peter,
>
> There will be a <concat> task added after the 1.3 release.
>
> Conor
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Alfors [mailto:peter.alfors@irista.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, 27 February 2001 5:58
> > To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: ant 1.2, jdk1.3, copy
> >
> >
> > Thank you very much!
> >
> >     The real reason that I was <EXEC dir="." executable="copy">
> > was so that
> > I could "copy" multiple files into 1 destination file.  I don't
> > believe you
> > can do that with the <COPY> task.  (Please correct me if I am wrong).
> > Originally, I was using a batch file to execute the copy command,
> > using the
> > <EXEC> task.  I use the <COPY> task when copying files normally.
> > I understand that this breaks the cross-platform compatibility.  However,
> > for now, I will have to use it this way until I can figure out a
> > better way.
> >
> > If anyone can suggest a better way to merge files into one, I
> > would love to
> > hear them!
> >
> > Thanks again,
> >     Pete
> >
> > aslak.hellesoy@netcom.no wrote:
> >
> > > Why don't you use ant's built-in copy task? I presume the answer is:
> > > you're experimenting with exec, not really trying to copy..
> > >
> > > Anyway, the answer to your question has nothing to do with Ant, but
> > > actually windows! copy is one of the windows command interpreter
> > > commands, not an executable. Therefore, you can't start it as a
> > > separate command. Try this: (or "command.com" on win 9x, I think)
> > >
> > >   <target name="stupidcopy">
> > >     <exec dir="." executable="cmd.exe">
> > >        <arg value="/C"/>
> > >        <arg value="copy"/>
> > >        <arg value="fromfile"/>
> > >        <arg value="tofile"/>
> > >     </exec>
> > >   </target>
> > >
> > > But don't ever use it. You're breaking crossplatform compatibility by
> > > abusing the exec task. Avoid it if you can.
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: Peter Alfors <peter.alfors@irista.com>
> > > Date: Monday, February 26, 2001 6:15 pm
> > > Subject: ant 1.2, jdk1.3, copy
> > >
> > > > Hello all,
> > > >
> > > >    I am new to the list, and hope that you can help.  I checked the
> > > > archives, but did not see anything about this.
> > > > I am using Ant 1.2, JDK 1.3, and and attempting to use the <EXEC>
task
> > > > to perform a file copy.
> > > > In JDK1.2.2, everything worked fine.  However, now that I have
> > > > switchedto JDK1.3, I get the following error...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > C:\dvlp\iristaVision\webapps\iristavision\bin\build.xml:128: Execute
> > > > failed:
> > > > java.io.IOException: CreateProcess: copy
> > > >
> > > C:\dvlp\iristaVision\webapps\iristavision\resources\dbfields.properties
> > > >
> > > C:\dvlp\iristaVision\webapps\iristavision\build\classes\com\irista\ui\di
> > > ctionary\dictionary.properties
> > > > error=2
> > > > java.io.IOException: CreateProcess: copy
> > > >
> > > C:\dvlp\iristaVision\webapps\iristavision\resources\dbfields.properties
> > > >
> > > C:\dvlp\iristaVision\webapps\iristavision\build\classes\com\irista\ui\di
> > > ctionary\dictionary.properties
> > > > error=2
> > > >        at java.lang.Win32Process.create(Native Method)
> > > >        at java.lang.Win32Process.<init>(Win32Process.java:66)
> > > >        at java.lang.Runtime.execInternal(Native Method)
> > > >        at java.lang.Runtime.exec(Runtime.java:551)
> > > >        at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Native Method)
> > > >        at
> > > > org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Execute$Java13CommandLauncher.exec(Exec
> > > > ute.java:390)
> > > >        at
> > > > org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Execute.execute(Execute.java:247)
> > > >        at
> > > > org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.ExecTask.runExec(ExecTask.java:213)
> > > >        at
> > > > org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.ExecTask.execute(ExecTask.java:154)
> > > >        at org.apache.tools.ant.Target.execute(Target.java:142)
> > > >        at org.apache.tools.ant.Project.runTarget(Project.java:818)
> > > >        at
> > > > org.apache.tools.ant.Project.executeTarget(Project.java:532)
> > > > at org.apache.tools.ant.Project.executeTargets(Project.java:506)
> > > >
> > > >        at org.apache.tools.ant.Main.runBuild(Main.java:420)
> > > >        at org.apache.tools.ant.Main.main(Main.java:149)
> > > >
> > > > Total time: 2 seconds
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > -- my task --
> > > >  <property name="dictionary.ext"   value=".properties"/>
> > > >  <property name="dictionary.lang1" value=""/>
> > > >  <property name="dictionary.src1"
> > > > value="${app.dictionary.dir}${ps}dbfields"/>
> > > >  <property name="dictionary.src2"
> > > > value="${app.dictionary.dir}${ps}pages"/>
> > > >  <property name="dictionary.src3"
> > > > value="${app.dictionary.dir}${ps}errors"/>
> > > >  <property name="dictionary.src4"
> > > > value="${app.dictionary.dir}${ps}codes"/>
> > > >  <property name="dictionary.src5"
> > > > value="${uibase.dictionary.dir}${ps}uiframework_errors"/>
> > > >
> > > >    <exec dir="." executable="copy">
> > > >           <arg
> > > > value="${dictionary.src1}${dictionary.lang1}${dictionary.ext}
> > > +${dictionary.src2}${dictionary.lang1}${dictionary.ext}
> > > +${dictionary.src3}${dictionary.lang1}${dictionary.ext}
> > > +${dictionary.src4}${dictionary.lang1}${dictionary.ext}
> > > +${dictionary.src5}${dictionary.lang1}${dictionary.ext}"/>
> > > >
> > > >           <arg
> > > > value="${build.dictionary.dir}${ps}dictionary${dictionary.lang1}
> > > ${dictionary.ext}"/>
> > > >
> > > >    </exec>
> > > >
> > > > Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> > > >    Pete
> > > >
> >

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