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From Don Taylor <donald_l_taylor...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Retry task on Error (correction)
Date Wed, 27 Jun 2001 14:35:05 GMT
Oops! Target 'ftpSecond' should read as follows:

<target name="ftpSecond" depends="checkFTPfailure" if="ftp.failed">
   <FTP .../>
</target>

You want to change 'unless' to 'if'! *BIG* difference!  :)

- Don

--- Don Taylor <donald_l_taylor_jr@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> --- "O'Hara, Patrick" <patrick.ohara@workscape.com> wrote:
> > Is there a way to retry a task when it errors out?  I have a FTP
> > task.  The
> > server we are connecting to is a little hit and miss.  I would like
> > to retry
> > the FTP task if it fails to send all the files.
> > 
> 
> I'm assuming you can already figure out if the FTP task has failed.
> Put
> that logic in a target:
> 
> <target name="checkFTPfailure">
>   <!-- Do whatever to determine FTP failure.
>        (Using 'uptodate' task?)
>        If FTP has failed, set a property.
>   -->
>   <property name="ftp.failed" value="true"/>
> </target>
> 
> 
> Now you're ready to try your FTP:
> 
> <target name="ftpFirst">
>    <FTP .../>
> </target>
> 
> <target name="ftpSecond" depends="checkFTPfailure"
> unless="ftp.failed">
>    <FTP .../>
> </target>
> 
> <target name="ftp" depends="ftpFirst,ftpSecond"/>
> 
> You see your 'ftp' target will FTP your files, and failing that, will
> try again. If you desire to loop until the FTP is complete, let me
> know, that's a lot trickier (but possible.)
> 
> - Don
> 
> 
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