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From "Roman Rytov" <rry...@entopia.com>
Subject RE: Antcall or depends
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2003 22:18:42 GMT
In a try I tag a CVS branch and in a catch if a following build didn't
succeed I untag the branch. In finally I cleanup the disc. Shortly
speaking I have to catch one's failure and see no other way but with
help of try-catch-finally. 

RR

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Benson [mailto:gudnabrsam@yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 00:49 AM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: RE: Antcall or depends
> 
> I believe it is intentional that the properties are one-way.  
> Let's back up.  What precisely are you trying to catch in 
> your try-catch block?
> 
> -Matt
> 
> --- Roman Rytov <rrytov@entopia.com> wrote:
> > 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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