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From Jesse Tilly <JTi...@hoteltools.com>
Subject RE: perl scripts for tomcat.
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2001 15:28:18 GMT
That's all I cared about.  Cool.

MrT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Conor MacNeill [mailto:conor@cortexebusiness.com.au]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 10:38 PM
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: perl scripts for tomcat.
> 
> 
> Jesse,
> 
> We already have a Perl script to launch Ant (runant.pl) and 
> I'm open to
> others as well. I don't think it would be appropriate, 
> however, to have Perl
> versions of the Tomcat launch scripts in Ant.
> 
> Conor
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jesse Tilly [mailto:JTilly@hoteltools.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, 7 June 2001 7:13 AM
> > To: 'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> > Subject: RE: perl scripts for tomcat.
> >
> >
> > my $0.02USD
> >
> > Add the Perl scripts.  Those that have it, use it, those that
> > don't use the
> > other scripts.  I'd like to see Python, AppleScript and 
> Java versions as
> > well.  How bout a Palm/WinCE version?  These are non-programmatic,
> > non-library concerns that affect little and help a lot.
> > Excellent addition
> > to the CVS repository.  Conor/Stefan, I think these would 
> be useful to be
> > committed.
> >
> > MrT
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Christopher Berry [mailto:christopher.berry@etrade.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 4:59 PM
> > > To: 'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> > > Subject: RE: perl scripts for tomcat.
> > >
> > >
> > > That's not necessarily true. I don't need a (separate) 
> install of Perl
> > > anymore than I need an install of Ant, right? Look at how 
> Tomcat is
> > > distributed. It contains the distributable parts of Ant, 
> and does not
> > > require an install. I can do the same for Perl. The simple
> > > launch scripts
> > > would reference /tools/perl/win32 or /tools/perl/unix
> > > depending on BAT or
> > > SH.
> > >
> > > What makes this advantageous is that I only have to maintain
> > > a single "real"
> > > script. (i.e. one w/ meat in it) -- that can be used on 
> any platform.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > -- Chris
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: debic@epiphany.com [mailto:debic@epiphany.com]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 3:24 PM
> > > > To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > > > Subject: RE: perl scripts for tomcat.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > It seems to me that homogenizing the scripts to Perl, coupled
> > > > > with simple, one line, OS-specific launch scripts, would
> > > make life
> > > > > simpler. (At least for us, since we must support both OS
> > > flavors..)
> > > > >
> > > > I tend not to agree, this forces you to install Perl on each
> > > > supported
> > > > platform.
> > > >
> > > > At my site we use Tomact/Java servlets to drive a build
> > > > interface to the
> > > > build
> > > > process. Since our product is mostly Java and the build is
> > > > driven by Ant the
> > > > JDK's
> > > > are already present on each platform. As for Perl, the XML
> > > > build script/Java
> > > > Tasks
> > > > combination works better, and if I need Perl's rich pattern
> > > > manipulation
> > > > capabilities
> > > > I turn to the ORO package which supports oobject operations
> > > > using Perl (and
> > > > regex and sed)
> > > > expressions in Java code.
> > > >
> > > > Best regards.
> > > >
> > >
> >
> 

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