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From "Ruel Loehr" <ruello...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: CVS.exe for Ant
Date Fri, 25 Jul 2003 01:43:13 GMT
That is exactly how i solved the problem.

BUT

It's not really a good way.  I think it would be much better to have a a
java jar file that contained the same stuff as the cvs.exe
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vikas Phonsa" <VPhonsa@suz.com>
To: "'Ant Users List'" <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 6:57 PM
Subject: RE: CVS.exe for Ant


> When you download CVSNT or WinCVS, they come with installer programs and
> besides placing cvs.exe in an appropriate folder the installer installs
the
> other Client GUI Programs and stuff.
>
> Now if the WinCVS/CVSNT GUI programs are not to be used, would
> copying/placing the cvs.exe that comes with these application to any other
> locations and specifying the PATH to that location work so far as running
> the Ant CSV tasks are concerned ?? It might work but is it appropriate to
do
> that.
>
> I mean could the cvs.exe be used just a stand alone portable tool, just
like
> we place jar files anywhere we like and just specify classpath.
>
>
> Vik
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anderson, Robert H - MWT [mailto:Anderson.Robert@menlolog.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 3:35 PM
> To: 'dev@ant.apache.org'
> Cc: 'user@ant.apache.org'
> Subject: RE: CVS.exe for Ant
>
> It would be nice if the cvs tasks were rewritten to use a java cvs
> implementation rather than the native cvs binary for the os. Is there a
java
> cvs implementation that is prefered? Thoughts?
>
> -Rob Anderson
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt [mailto:mathews_julien@hotmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 3:26 PM
> To: 'Ant Users List'
> Subject: RE: CVS.exe for Ant
>
>
> Hey Jon,
>
> I am using cvs.exe that comes with WinCVS. Does that make a difference. I
> read the discussions abt CVS in the list and those were helpful.
>
> And Matthew, I like you suggestions too.
>
> Keep posting any new Ideas.
>
> This list is awesome.
>
> Thanks everybody.
>
> Matt
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Madison [mailto:jon@tfftech.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 3:20 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: CVS.exe for Ant
>
> what "CVS.exe" do you have? there are a few available for DOS. we
mentioned
> it on the list a few weeks back. you may want to do a search on "CVS" in
the
> archives:
>
> http://archives.apache.org/eyebrowse/SummarizeList?listId=5
>
> j.
>
> ---
> Jon Madison
> Consultant, Thought For Food Tech, LLC
> http://www.tfftech.com/
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Matt" <mathews_julien@hotmail.com>
> To: "'Ant Users List'" <user@ant.apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 5:16 PM
> Subject: RE: CVS.exe for Ant
>
>
> > Yeah a bat file would probably be the best idea.
> >
> > Ok one more question. Is there any way we can avoid having cvs.exe for
> > doing CVS tasks.
> >
> > I use Eclipse WDSC IDE and it doesn't use cvs.exe to do ant functions
> > but has its own CVS client written in Java.
> >
> > Anyone knows or has ever tried to somehow do the Ant cvs tasks using
> the
> > CVS Client provided/used by WDSC or any other IDE.
> >
> > Matt
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John Birtley [mailto:John.Birtley@apollosoft.net]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 3:04 PM
> > To: Ant Users List
> > Subject: RE: CVS.exe for Ant
> >
> > One way that you could do it is to write a custom task that does an
> > exec() of Ant with the correct path.
> >
> > But then everybody would have to have the CVS.exe in the same place on
> > their machine so I suppose you're back to square one.
> >
> > You could give them a modified ant.bat that set the path appropriately
> > before calling Ant?
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Matt [mailto:mathews_julien@hotmail.com]
> > Sent: 24 July 2003 22:31
> > To: 'Ant Users List'
> > Subject: CVS.exe for Ant
> >
> > This list may not be the best place to ask this CVS specific question.
> > But here it is.
> >
> > To perform all the ant CVS tasks we are required to have cvs.exe (CVS
> > Client) in our System Path Environment Variable.
> >
> > Does anyone know any other way around this. I mean can we do something
> > in Ant Script to either set the System Path before it carries out the
> > CVS tasks or specify some other kind or path/variable that enables the
> > cvs.exe to be found in order to run the CVS tasks.
> >
> > I basically want to avoid making everybody in the department to go
> thru
> > the procedure of adding environment variables as I would already be
> > telling them to upgrade the Ant in their IDE .
> >
> >
> >
> > Matt
> >
> >
> >
> >
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