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From "Satish Jeejula" <Satish_Jeej...@irco.com>
Subject Cross-Platform Exec Task
Date Thu, 28 Oct 2004 23:45:04 GMT
Hi All,
 
I am trying to write a target that calls an different executable
depending upon the operating system it is running on. For example, this
is my intention.
 
<target name="runExecutable">
 
            <!-on windows 2000 or XP -->
        <exec executable="executable.bat" />
 
            <!-on UNIX Solaris or AIX -->
        <exec executable="executable.sh" />
 
</target>
 
I can't include element "os" in the "exec" .
 
if I have to use 'os' attribute in the 'exec', I have provide correct
value to it and redundant code is the result. This is what I am doing
right now.
 
<target name="runExecutable">
 
            <!-on windows 2000 -->
        <exec executable="executable.bat" os="Windows XP" />
 
            <!-on windows XP -->
        <exec executable="executable.bat"  os="Windows 2000"/>
 
 
            <!-on UNIX Solaris -->
        <exec executable="executable.sh" os="SunOS"/>
 
            <!-on UNIX AIX -->
        <exec executable="executable.sh" os="Aix"/>
 
 
</target>
 
 
 Is there any way to generalize it?
 
Thanks,
Satish
 



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