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From Sebastien Blanc <>
Subject Re: Ant build shows BUILD SUCCESSFUL even for no java sources.
Date Tue, 20 May 2003 23:01:02 GMT
Hi !
javac does behave that way.
if u want to drop it, u can define a fileset of *.java and check if it is empty
or not  (check <condition>), then echo watever u want, otherwise launch the

sunil singh wrote:

> Hi,
>  Doing an ant build for a project, the build is shown to be successful
>  even though the source folder is empty and there are no java sources under
> it.
>  For example:
>  If we have a build.xml file and an empty src folder to which the
>  build.xml refers, and there are no source files under it.
> MyProject/build.xml
> MyProject/src/project/calculations/...
>  Now the ant build sees this as not an issue, and happily claims that the
>  Build is successful, whereas there was nothing to build(compile) in first
> place.
>  Is there a way we can make ant to recognise this as a problem and show a
>  Build Failure.
> [ I am looking for native ant solution, I know that we might embed other
>  perl scripts etc. in the build.xml to look for *.java and complain if it
> doesn't see any
> there ]
> Thanks! for any help.
> Sunil--
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