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From Antoine Lévy-Lambert <>
Subject Re: ANT build file validation
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2004 20:15:42 GMT
===> have a look at the antstructure task, which can generate a dtd.
I am not 100% sure whether this dtd contains everything, but it gives a 
rough idea.

===> of course your XML must be well formed (basic)


Weir, Michael wrote:

>Is there a way of ensuring that an ant build.xml file is valid?  
>I have modified our build with many options that make life easier and builds
>faster for developers, but the many different ways that the build now
>executes means that sometimes errors such as improperly-typed properties and
>target names sometimes slip in.
>I expect that there are many things that can be done dynamically in ant that
>makes it hard to ensure that every conceivable build.xml file is valid, but
>many problems could be spotted by a quick pass through the file.
>Thanks for any help with this.
>Michael Weir . Transform Research Inc. . 613.238.1363 x.114

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