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From Aarti Chandnani <Aarti.Chandn...@XUMA.com>
Subject RE: exec
Date Wed, 23 May 2001 22:23:14 GMT
Thanks!

-----Original Message-----
From: Diane Holt [mailto:holtdl@yahoo.com]
Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 4:57 PM
To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
Subject: Re: exec


--- Aarti Chandnani <Aarti.Chandnani@XUMA.com> wrote:
> Im trying to use the exec task.
> 
> And say i have my base dir as /NIGHTLY
> and i have various directories like /NIGHTLY/a/b/c/
> 
> now in directory 'c' i have a file called script.sh
> and the first line in script.sh is 
> mkdir d
> 
> when i run the exec it creates the 'd' direcotry in /NIGHTLY . However
> what i am expecting is that it create the 'd' directory in 'c'
> The xml is simple and has:
> 
> <exec executable="a/b/c/script.sh" failonerror="true" />
> 
> Is there anything I can do about it, besides changing my script?

Add the "dir" attribute, and call the executable with its simple filename:

  <exec dir="a/b/c" executable="script.sh" failonerror="true"/>

(Although you might actually want to exec 'sh' instead, if you need it to
run on Windoze :)

Diane

=====
(holtdl@yahoo.com)



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