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From "Anderson, Robert H - MWT" <Anderson.Rob...@menlolog.com>
Subject RE: checking if a directory exists
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2003 23:26:03 GMT
<available> task should work for this purpose.

-Rob Anderson

-----Original Message-----
From: Vikas Phonsa [mailto:VPhonsa@suz.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 3:38 PM
To: 'Ant Users List'
Subject: checking if a directory exists


Hi

What task do u use to find out if a directory exists. I need to create it if
it doesn't exist.

Vikas

-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Benson [mailto:gudnabrsam@yahoo.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 2:49 PM
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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