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From "T Master" <tmas...@iknowledgeinc.com>
Subject Re: Calling Ant from a JSP Page (2)
Date Fri, 21 Sep 2001 00:27:49 GMT
There already is an Ant API!!!!
Download the source, and accompanying javadocs.



----- Original Message -----
From: "Massa, Ray" <RMassa@ea.com>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2001 6:15 PM
Subject: Calling Ant from a JSP Page (2)


> First thanks for all the responses the first time!
>
> What I'm trying to do:
>
> Call Ant from a JSP page. I created a JSP page that runs on Tomcat, with
an
> HTML text link that calls a Servlet with the following code:
>
> try        {
>
> PrintWriter out = res.getWriter();
>
> out.write("step 1");            // debug
>
> Process p = Runtime.getRuntime().exec("c:\\ant\\bin\\ant.bat -buildfile
> c:\\ant\\bin\\build.xml -logfile c:\\ant\\bin\\foo.txt");
>
> out.write("step 2");            // debug
>
> out.flush();
>
> out.print("<html><head><META HTTP-EQUIV='Refresh'
>
CONTENT='0;URL=http://localhost:8080/foo.jsp?QProjName=foobar></head><body><
> /body></html>");
>
> out.close(); <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =
> "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
>
> } catch (IOException ex){
>
>                         throw new ServletException("IOException: " +
> ex.toString())
>
>             }
>
> The output of the page is "step 1setp 2". There are NO errors that I could
> find-checked Java Console, Tomcat DOS window, all logs in
> <tomcat_home>\logs. My guess is the output is causing problems. Can
someone
> suggest an easy want to encapsulate the output for ease of debugging?
>
> The build.xml files calls Windows Command.com to execute a source safe
batch
> file. The batch file opens a project and gets (saves to local drive) all
the
> files from the project.
>
> I can successfully run the string in the .exec(minus the extra '\''s) from
> Run or an MS-DOS box.
>
> Could someone suggest a cleaner way of doing this?
>
> Will there be an ANT API?
>
> Thanks!
>
>


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