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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Antcall or depends
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2003 20:52:05 GMT
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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