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From Brian Agnew <brianag...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: writing the web application descriptor file from Ant
Date Sun, 02 Jun 2002 16:19:37 GMT
I use XmlTask to do exactly this.

http://www.oopsconsultancy.com/software/xmltask.html

(in fact that's the reason I wrote it :-)

Brian

 --- Bill Brooks <wbrooks@lug.ee.calpoly.edu> wrote: > On Thu, 30 May 2002,
Diane Holt wrote:
> 
> > Writing a task is certainly one way to do what you need doing -- but if
> > you get stuck on something, you can also try writing the list, and it's
> > likely that someone would be able to provide a solution (if nothing else,
> > you may find someone has already written a task that'll do what you need).
>  
> Okay. I need a task that can write my web.xml (i.e., the Servlets 2.2 web 
> application descriptor file) dynamically, just like the <propertyfile> 
> task can. 
> 
> I put some work into using the <style> task to do an XSLT transformation 
> on an existing web.xml file before deploying a .war file so that I could 
> set certain things such as <context-param>'s, but unfortunately, after a 
> transformation, the <!DOCTYPE web-app tag doesn't get carried over into 
> the new file, making the new file impossible to validate. 
> 
> Have a suggestion for a task that can do this or should I write one? 
> 
> Bill
> 
> 
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