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From "Roman Rytov" <rry...@entopia.com>
Subject RE: Antcall or depends
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2003 20:56:48 GMT
It's exactly what I do but what's the point? It's done intentionally or
a matter of implementation and if so any change is coming in 1.6?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Benson [mailto:gudnabrsam@yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 23:52 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: RE: Antcall or depends
> 
> One quick hack might be to write the "answer" to a file and 
> load it back using <loadfile ...> or <properties file="x" /> 
> if you need multiple data. 
> You could even send the filename as an <antcall> property.
> 
> -Matt
> 
> --- Roman Rytov <rrytov@entopia.com> wrote:
> > You're right. I set a property from a called task. I call the task 
> > from a try-catch block and hence I have no option to move to a 
> > dependency model. But I checked that even if I use antcall w\o 
> > trycatch it doesn't help. The propery I set from a called 
> task serves 
> > as a flag and depending on it I take decision on next tasks.
> > 
> > Roman
> >  
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Matt Benson [mailto:gudnabrsam@yahoo.com]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 22:40 PM
> > > To: Ant Users List
> > > Subject: Re: Antcall or depends
> > > 
> > > What I see here is that properties set by an
> > <antcall> do not
> > > return to the calling project.  It may be more
> > profitable for
> > > you to tell us exactly what you need.
> > > 
> > > -Matt
> > > 
> > > --- Roman Rytov <rrytov@entopia.com> wrote:
> > > > Here is a snippet of ant script:
> > > > 
> > > > <target name="a">
> > > > <property name="X" value="x/>
> > > > </target>
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > <target name="ok" depends="a">
> > > > <echo>${X}</echo>
> > > > </target>
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > <target name="bad">
> > > > <antcall target="a"/>
> > > > <echo>${X}</echo>
> > > > </target>
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > In case of "bad" target property X is not
> > definded.
> > > > Why is it such and
> > > > is there a way to work it around? I can't change
> > some logic to the
> > > > first case and really need to use antcall.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > Roman
> > > > 
> > > >
> > >
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