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From "Hiron Menon" <hir...@metapa.net>
Subject Re: calling different target
Date Thu, 01 May 2003 02:04:41 GMT
Thanks .. It worked

Hiron


----- Original Message -----
From: "Donald Strong" <dstrong@agentissoftware.com>
To: "Hiron Menon" <hironm@metapa.net>
Cc: "Ant Mail List" <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 7:40 PM
Subject: RE: calling different target


>
> 1. This should be directed to the ant user group, not me directly.
> 2. Try the instructions in my previous email if the following does not
work.
> 3. Use location when pointing properties at directories.
> <property name="sourceDir" location="src" />
> This sets "sourceDir" to an absolute path rather than a relative one.
> 4. Relative directories only work within ant. This is consistant with the
way XML works.
> As soon as you create a process outside ant it runs in the original
directory, ie. folder1.
> Consequently,
>
> <java classname="com.metapa.webservices.WSDLUtils"
classpath="${classpath}" fork="true"
> failonerror="true">
>         <arg line="-config ./config.props
> ./lib/soap/soap.jar;./lib/tomcat/activation.jar;./lib/javamail/mail.jar"
/>
>       </java>
>
> should be changed to:
>
>       <property name="folder4.dir" location="." />
> <java classname="com.metapa.webservices.WSDLUtils"
classpath="${classpath}" fork="true"
> failonerror="true">
>         <arg line="-config ${folder4.dir}/config.props
>
${folder4.dir}/lib/soap/soap.jar;${folder4.dir}/lib/tomcat/activation.jar;${
folder4.dir}/lib/javamai
> l/mail.jar" />
> </java>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Hiron Menon [mailto:hironm@metapa.net]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 30 April 2003 12:07 PM
> > To: dstrong@agentissoftware.com
> > Subject: Re: calling different target
> >
> >
> > Ok .. for you to have a clear picture .. I am attaching the build.xml
from
> > folder 1 and folder4
> >
> > In folder1.build.xml look for
> > <target name="adr-jar" >
> >     <ant antfile="build.xml" dir="./adr/metapa/adr" target="full-test" >
> >
> > that is where i call the full-test target from folder4.
> > Though it starts the target, it doesnt find the files like config.props
etc
> > which it is looking for in folder1, whereas files are actually in
folder4
> >
> > Thanks and Regards,
> >
> > Hiron
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Donald Strong" <dstrong@agentissoftware.com>
> > To: "Hiron Menon" <hironm@metapa.net>
> > Cc: "Ant Mail List" <user@ant.apache.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 6:22 PM
> > Subject: RE: calling different target
> >
> >
> > > I an guessing without seeing the build.xml files in question.
> > >
> > > When you call
> > >
> > >     <ant dir="${folder4.dir}" >
> > >
> > > you will pass in all the properties from "folder1/build.xml".
> > > If some of these have the same property name as those in
> > > ".../folder4/build.xml" then they will be used in preference.
> > >
> > > Try:
> > >     <ant dir="${folder4.dir} inheritAll="false" >
> > >
> > > If that doesn't help you will have to provide more detail.
> > >
> > > Regards
> > > Donald.
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Hiron Menon [mailto:hironm@metapa.net]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, 30 April 2003 11:10 AM
> > > > To: dstrong@agentissoftware.com
> > > > Subject: calling different target
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Hi Donald,
> > > >
> > > > Can you please help me with this?
> > > > I am trying to call the target of a different build file, but I am
> > facing a
> > > > problem. Heres the problem in detail:
> > > >
> > > > Suppose the folder structure is folder1/folder2/folder3/folder4.
> > > > I have a build.xml file in folder1 and also another build.xml in
> > folder4.
> > > > >From the build.xml of folder1, I am trying to call a unit test
target
> > of the
> > > > build.xml in folder4. I am able to do so.
> > > > But when the unit tests execute, it requires certain config files
and
> > > > property files which are actually present in folder4. But ant tries
to
> > look
> > > > for them in folder1 and does not find them. How do I specify, that
it
> > should
> > > > look for the files in folder4?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks in advance.
> > > >
> > > > Hiron
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
>
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