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From "Jason Rogers" <jason.rog...@tumbleweed.com>
Subject RE: Launch a separate process(terminal window) from Ant [Linux]
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2001 17:13:43 GMT
Can't you just run it as a background task ("&<command>")?

-Jason

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: BlaineNewsletters(@yahoo) 
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    > Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2001 12:24 PM
    > To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
    > Subject: Launch a separate process(terminal window) from 
    > Ant [Linux]
    > 
    > 
    > I'm trying to launch a separate process from Ant (call 
    > Weblogic's startup
    > script, startWebLogic.sh) in a new window, and have the 
    > original window run
    > in parallel.
    > This is no problem within Win2000. I use the exec task to 
    > call "start" to
    > launch a new window and give it the command line parameters for
    > startWebLogic.cmd
    > When trying to use the exec task for Linux, I can't 
    > accomplish the same
    > thing. I've tried various different methods (xterm, sh) 
    > but without success.
    > I can get a new terminal launched and weblogic runs, but 
    > the originating
    > terminal waits for weblogic to complete before continuing.
    > 
    > I haven't been able to figure out a way to correctly do 
    > this and I was
    > hoping somebody else had. As a last resort, people have 
    > suggested I call
    > "java" and then use "fork" to return control back to Ant.
    > Any suggestions?
    > ----------------------------------------------------------
    > ------------------
    > ---------------------------------------------------
    > <!--method #1-->
    > 
    > <target name="start.weblogic_600" >
    >     <exec dir="${appsrv.home}" executable="start" 
    > os="Windows 2000,Windows
    > NT">
    >             <arg line="startWebLogic.cmd" />
    >             <env key="BEA_HOME" value="${bea.home}" />
    >     </exec>
    >     <exec dir="${appsrv.home}/config/mydomain" 
    > executable="/bin/sh"
    > os="Linux,Solaris">
    >             <arg line="./startWebLogic.sh " />
    >     </exec>
    > </target>
    > ----------------------------------------------------------
    > ------------------
    > ---------------------------------------------------
    > <!--method #2-->
    > 
    > <target name="start.weblogic_600" >
    > <exec dir="${appsrv.home}" executable="start" os="Windows 
    > 2000,Windows NT">
    > <arg line="startWebLogic.cmd" />
    > <env key="BEA_HOME" value="${bea.home}" />
    > </exec>
    > <exec 
    > executable="${appsrv.home}/config/mydomain/startWebLogicIn
    > XTerm.sh"
    > os="Linux,Solaris"/>
    > </target>
    > 
    > ------------------------------Contents of
    > startWebLogicInXTerm.sh-----------------------------------
    > ------------------
    > ----
    > #!/bin/sh
    > pushd /usr/local/bea/wlserver6.0/config/mydomain
    > xterm -e ".startWebLogic.sh" &
    > popd
    > 
    > ----------------------------------------------------------
    > ------------------
    > ---------------------------------------------------
    > 
    > Blaine Kendall, QA Developer
    > Everypath Canada Corp | www.everypath.com
    > 
    > 
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