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From EXT / FOCAL MALAPRADE Roland <ext.focal.malapr...@sncf.fr>
Subject RE: Re[4]: is command line input possible when running <java>?
Date Tue, 19 Nov 2002 17:00:10 GMT
Hi Keith,

I don't if this will work (as I haven't tried it), but how about just
calling it from the command line with an <exec> task (calling cmd.exe or
/bin/sh) ?

Roland.

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com]
> Envoye : mardi 19 novembre 2002 17:53
> A : Ant Users List
> Objet : Re[4]: is command line input possible when running <java>?
> 
> 
> Hello Keith,
> 
> Yeah, I had thought about that.  Writing a generic GUI app to run
> command line apps within may be the solution.
> 
> thanks,
> 
> Jake
> 
> Tuesday, November 19, 2002, 10:07:30 AM, you wrote:
> 
> KH> Is there scope to put an AWT/Swing interface on your app 
> that will handle the input?
> KH> Not trivial, I know, but in the absence of other suggestions ...
> 
> 
> KH> -----Original Message-----
> KH> From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com]
> KH> Sent: 19 November 2002 16:04
> KH> To: Ant Users List
> KH> Subject: Re[2]: is command line input possible when 
> running <java>?
> 
> 
> KH> Hello Edward,
> 
> KH> Unless I'm mistaken, the <input> task allows input to set 
> properties
> KH> in ant.  This does not address a running java program 
> that requires
> KH> it's own input *after* the app is already running.  Keep 
> in mind, this
> KH> app doesn't perform anything Ant related.  It is just a 
> demo app that
> KH> I can run from the command line and I want to know if I 
> can launch it
> KH> from within Ant and provide input to it there just like I 
> could if I
> KH> launch it directly on the command line outside of Ant.  So far, it
> KH> doesn't look like it is possible.  Any other comments?
> 
> KH> Jake
> 
> KH> Tuesday, November 19, 2002, 8:46:43 AM, you wrote:
> 
> GE>> Sure,
> GE>> http://jakarta.apache.org/ant/manual/CoreTasks/input.html
> 
> GE>> Thank You,
> 
> GE>> Edward Grinvald
> GE>> Computer Associates International
> GE>> Programmer, Storage Development
> GE>> Edward.Grinvald@ca.com
> GE>> (631) 342 6350
> 
> 
> GE>> -----Original Message-----
> GE>> From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com] 
> GE>> Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 9:26 AM
> GE>> To: Ant Users List
> GE>> Subject: RE: is command line input possible when running <java>?
> 
> 
> 
> GE>> hmmm...  maybe I didn't explain this well.  The problem 
> is that the app
> GE>> is 
> GE>> not running in batch mode.  It takes user input.  It 
> isn't a task that
> GE>> you 
> GE>> just give some parameters and say "go off and do 
> something and come back
> 
> GE>> when you finish".  It is an interactive app that you ask 
> it each time to
> GE>> do 
> GE>> a new thing.  So, once it is running, I need to be able 
> to type commands
> GE>> to 
> GE>> the program.  Sending parameters to it when it starts 
> isn't useful in
> GE>> this 
> GE>> case.
> 
> GE>> Is there any way to do that running under ant with the 
> <java> task or
> GE>> any 
> GE>> other task in ant?
> 
> GE>> Jake
> 
> GE>> At 02:26 AM 11/19/2002 -0600, you wrote:
> >>>use something like
> >>>cmd line:
> >>>  ant  -DmyParam="myValue1 myValue2"
> >>>
> >>>and inside java task use this myParam .. it will be passed 
> to java task
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>Prem
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com]
> >>>Sent: Tuesday, 19 November 2002 11:36 AM
> >>>To: Ant Users List
> >>>Subject: is command line input possible when running <java>?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>Hi,
> >>>
> >>>I'm running some demos from my ant build file with the 
> <java> task.   A
> >>>couple of the demos are gui apps and I've had no problem 
> with them.  
> >>>However, now I have an app that takes command line input 
> and it doesn't
> 
> >>>seem to be able to take any user input from the console.  
> Is there a 
> >>>way to make this work for <java>?  Are there other tasks 
> in Ant that 
> >>>will allow this?  Any suggestions?  Of course a user can 
> just run it 
> >>>from the command line, but I'd like to have all the demos 
> available to 
> >>>run via ant targets.
> >>>
> >>>Jake
> >>>
> >>>
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