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From "Jarzynka, Mark" <mjarzy...@fnni.com>
Subject RE: How do I include common targets from an external file?
Date Fri, 18 May 2001 15:01:31 GMT
Yes.  There is an example in the FAQ. But essentially just put the
&commontTargets; AFTER all the properties in the build.xml but before the
targets defined in the build.xml.

Mark

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mark Hewitt [SMTP:MHewitt@Armature.com]
> Sent:	Friday, May 18, 2001 9:35 AM
> To:	'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> Subject:	RE: How do I include common targets from an external file?
> 
> Did you actually perform the inclusion by expanding your new
> commonTargets entity with &commonTargets; ?
> 
> #!/mjh
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jarzynka, Mark [mailto:mjarzynka@fnni.com]
> Sent: 10 May 2001 17:17
> To: 'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> Subject: How do I include common targets from an external file?
> 
> 
> I've seen in a previous post the following way of "including" targets from
> an external file:
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <!DOCTYPE project [
>     <!ENTITY commonTargets SYSTEM "../build-calls.xml">
> ]>
> 
> I put an "init" target in the build-calls.xml and put the above in a
> build.xml file.  My default target (set) depends on the "init" target but
> when I execute ant I get 
> BUILD FAILED
> 
> Target 'init' does not exist in this project.  It is used from target
> 'set'.
> 
> Is there a way to get this to work?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Mark Hewitt [SMTP:MHewitt@Armature.com]
> > Sent:	Wednesday, May 09, 2001 6:57 AM
> > To:	'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> > Subject:	RE: How do I include common targets from an external file?
> > 
> > That means your XML editor is trying to verify the ant
> > file against a dtd, and can't find one.  Since there is no
> > dtd for ant build files in general, you have to turn off 
> > dtd verification in your XML editor.
> > 
> > Or just use a text editor, of course!
> > 
> > #!/mjh
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Liu, Kenneth Albert (Kenneth)** CTR ** [mailto:kenliu@lucent.com]
> > Sent: 11 April 2001 21:50
> > To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: RE: How do I include common targets from an external file?
> > 
> > 
> > I saw the original posting and I tried this, but my XML editor complains
> > that "This file is not valid: No content model available for validation
> > (possible empty DTD/Schema)."
> > 
> > Am I doing something wrong?
> > 
> > I have this in the beginning of my build.xml:
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> > <!DOCTYPE project [
> >     <!ENTITY commonTargets SYSTEM "../build-calls.xml">
> > ]>
> > 
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Eric Rosengren [mailto:eric.rosengren@rtswireless.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 4:26 PM
> > > To: 'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> > > Subject: RE: How do I include common targets from an external file?
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Here's an example from Mark Hewitt that works.
> > > It uses relative pathing to get to the common XMl files though.
> > > I've been searching for a way to use an environment variable 
> > > to specify
> > > the path. Some how get the parser to dereference 
> > > %COMMON_FILES%/common.xml.
> > > No luck so far.
> > > 


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