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From "Chappell, Simon P" <Simon.Chapp...@landsend.com>
Subject RE: Newbie help <echo>
Date Thu, 27 Dec 2001 15:09:17 GMT
I might be suffering from too much turkey and seasonal brain-fog, but
when I started using ant, I began with little tiny scripts where the
effects (or not) were immediately obvious and if something looked funny,
or I didn't understand it, then I ran ant with the "-v" option to get
more details on what ant thought it was doing versus what I thought it
should be doing. I have not found a need to ever use <echo> to date.

Remember, very large build scripts are made by adding one target, or
task, at a time to very small build scripts! :-)

Hope this helps,

Simon

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Simon P. Chappell                     simon.chappell@landsend.com
Java Programming Specialist                      www.landsend.com
Lands' End, Inc.                                   (608) 935-4526


>-----Original Message-----
>From: John Volkar [mailto:jvolkar@etransport.com]
>Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2001 8:46 AM
>To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
>Subject: Newbie help <echo>
>
>
>Okay, I'm new, so bear with me.
>
>I'm trying to setup the beginnings of a fairly large build 
>script, that we
>will use in a nightly/weekly build process.  Eventually, 
>automatic email
>notifications, and all the trimming will be added, but....  
>First I need to
>walk before I can run, so...  I'm simply using the <echo> task 
>to give some
>feedback as I develop my scripts.
>
>Is echo output caught by the email notifiers automatically 
>when those are
>added?  I mean would I be wasting my time createing nice clear 
>meaningful
>messages for the <echo>'s?  If the email notifiers catch the <echo>'d
>output, then it's time well spent.
>
>Thanks
>
>John Volkar
>
>
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