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From "Antoine Levy-Lambert" <levylamb...@tiscali-dsl.de>
Subject Re: executing a "clean" task
Date Mon, 06 Jan 2003 15:52:30 GMT
your main target should look like
<target name="mymaintarget" depends="clean" >
   <task1/>
   <task2/>
   ....
</target>
then clean will be called.
Is this OK ?
Antoine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Erik Price" <eprice@ptc.com>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, January 06, 2003 4:37 PM
Subject: executing a "clean" task


> Hi,
>
> I have written a very small build.xml script for ant modeled after the
> example in the "Using Ant" docs on the Jakarta web site.  The example I
> followed includes a task named "clean", but neither the default task nor
> any of its dependencies depend on "clean".  Therefore, it will never be
> executed.
>
> Is there a way to get a specific task to execute by passing in some
> commandline parameter?  Essentially I have modified the "clean" task in
> my build.xml to delete the build directory, but I'm not sure how to get
> "clean" to execute instead of "dist", which is my default task.  I
> didn't see mention of this in the docs, or I missed it, only how to set
> property names/values from the command line with -D.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Erik
>
>
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