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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject AW: Looping through a file contents
Date Thu, 19 Aug 2004 10:41:43 GMT
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Jan

> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Richard Grey [mailto:haamdab@haamdhani.com]
> Gesendet am: Donnerstag, 19. August 2004 12:39
> An: user@ant.apache.org
> Betreff: Looping through a file contents
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I've executed an external command using ant's <exec ...> task 
> and now have the resulting output in a file.
> 
> How can I then step through this output file and get the 
> values on each line which I then need to use as parameter 
> input to a repeated task ?
> 
> EG - my output file contains the following:
> --
> fred
> bob
> alice
> --
> 
> I therefore need to call a target "xyz" 3 times, with 
> $(arg)=fred first, then $(arg)=bob etc 
> 
> Or maybe my output should be dumped into a property ? Even 
> then, how do I cycle through the output list ?
> 
> Or am I looking at writing a <taskdef ...> from scratch ?
> 
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