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From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject Re: parsing a task output for further processing
Date Wed, 12 Jun 2002 20:40:32 GMT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Diane Holt" <>
To: "Ant Users List" <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 11:15 AM
Subject: Re: parsing a task output for further processing

> --- Steve Loughran <> wrote:
> > > if you want to go this contrived route, grab the try/catch task from
> > and just catch the failed attempt to unload
> > and keep going.
> You may see it as "contrived", but I see it as a solution to the problem
> as it was presented by the user (using <tclist>/<tcstop>), which uses
> standard Ant tasks, and in a standard Ant way (ie., conditionally set a
> property then conditionally execute a target based on that property).
> While <trycatch> is a worthy task, I don't see it being needed in this
> case, and offering a solution based on it also involves explaining about
> ant-contrib (where to get it, how to set it up, etc.)  And while your
> <get> solution (in your other follow-up) may work, it requires
> inner-workings type knowledge the user may or may not have. So from my
> perspective, the solution I offered is not only not "contrived", it's
> actually exceedingly straightforward.

OK :)

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