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From "Antoine Levy-Lambert" <>
Subject Re: InputHandler/exec
Date Thu, 31 Jul 2003 18:34:25 GMT
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matt" <>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2003 8:14 PM

> I am writing a small java GUI program that needs to be used to get CVS
> repository information from a user before a CVS import is done with
> Ant.That program is basically intended update the cvsroot and password
> variable being used in Ant CVS task for a particular project and also
> store those is a property file for future use.
> Now I need to know how to run that program and have it update the
> properties in the Ant script. Should I use inputhandler ( input task
> doesn't work in my WSAD IDE) or exec. How does an external java program
> connect directly to properties in Ant script. Or Ant can just load
> properties from an external properties files that program would update.
> Any ideas.Maybe I'm on an entirely wrong track.
> The aim is to somehow ( gui or no gui ) prompt the use to enter the CVS
> info when a project is import for the first time.

You can try to write a Swing version of the Input task and see if it works.



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