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From Don Taylor <donald_l_taylor...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Making Jumps or doing Loops!!
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2001 18:34:40 GMT

--- Edgar Sánchez <vesanchez@yahoo.com> wrote:
>   Thanks Don
> 
>     just a question.
>    When you put the sample of the counter the "."
> after the counter means that the value will increment
> in one??

Not the value, the property name. I'm creating a series of properties:

counter
counter.
counter..
counter...

The value is whatever.

-- Don

>    <property name="${counter}." value="whatever" />
>   or how do I increment in one the variable value of
> my counter?
> 
>   Thanks again
> VES
> 
> 
> --- Don Taylor <donald_l_taylor_jr@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > 
> > --- Edgar Sánchez <vesanchez@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > >   Hi everyone is Vincent again...
> > > 
> > >     now I've 2 questions, well those are for the
> > same
> > > reason..
> > >   I was wondering if here in Ant could I make some
> > > jumps in order to repeat the same procedure with
> > other
> > > caracteristics, 
> > 
> > Yes, check out the antcall task. This allows you to
> > execute the
> > same target multiple times with different sets of
> > "inputs".
> > 
> > 
> > or if I can use loops like For or
> > > While to do the same, keeping a counter in order
> > to
> > > make conditions to execute the same procedure or
> > same
> > > target with diferent actions.
> > > 
> > >   Is it possible?
> > 
> > When looping, you have to create a "kick-out"
> > condition. I used the
> > target's unless attribute. The idea is to loop until
> > the property is
> > set. However, because a target can't antcall itself,
> > you have to
> > replicate the target and have them cross-call each
> > other:
> > 
> > 
> > <target name="worker">
> >   <!-- This does the actual work. May depend on
> > other workers. -->
> > </target>
> > 
> > <target name="looper_1" depends="worker"
> > unless="some.condition">
> >   <antcall target="looper_2"/>
> > </target>
> > 
> > <target name="looper_2" depends="worker"
> > unless="some.condition">
> >   <antcall target="looper_1"/>
> > </target>
> > 
> > 
> > This takes care of while loops. I've never tried
> > implementing a for
> > loop in Ant. I suppose you could do something like
> > the following
> > in the worker target:
> > 
> > <property name="counter" value="counter" />
> > 
> > <target name="worker">
> >   <property name="${counter}." value="whatever" />
> > </target>
> > 
> > Then if you wanted to loop 3 times:
> > 
> > <target name="looper_1" depends="worker"
> > unless="counter...">
> >   <antcall target="looper_2"/>
> > </target>
> > 
> > <target name="looper_2" depends="worker"
> > unless="counter...">
> >   <antcall target="looper_1"/>
> > </target>
> > 
> > -- Don
> > 
> > 
> > > 
> > >   thank you
> > > VES
> > > 
> > > =====
> > > 
> > >
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