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From klute <soundr...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: logic using ant
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2005 20:01:53 GMT
Rob and all,

That's exactly what i was looking for. I think
properties file is the way to go in my case.

Best,
James 

--- "Anderson, Rob (Global Trade)"
<Rob.Anderson@nike.com> wrote:
> This is certainly possible. Depending on what
> exactly you are trying to do, your method to acheive
> it may differ. Here is one method I use to get the
> same thing done in different environments.
> 
> I create a properties file for each environment:
> dev.properties
> test.properties
> 
> In the properties files, I put environment specific
> stuff, like the following:
> dev.properties
> ###############
> HOSTNAME=localhost
> DEPLOYPATH=C:\some\path\to\deploy\stuff\
> DOSOMETHING=TRUE
> 
> Then I would have a build.xml that looks like this:
> 
> <project name="example" default="build">
>   <available file="${env}.properties"
> property="prop.file.exists"/>
>   <fail unless="prop.file.exists">Can't find
> ${env}.properties</fail>
>   <property file="${env}.properties"/>
> 
>   <target name="build" depends="dosomething">
>     <!-- Do stuff here using the properties set in
> ${env}.properties -->
>   </target>
> 
>   <target name="dosomething" if="DOSOMETHING">
>     <!-- Do not set DOSOMETHING in the
> ${env}.properties if you don't need this done. -->
>   </target>
> </project>
> 
> Then I call ant with the following command:
> ant -Denv=dev build\
> 
> The dosomething target will always get called, but
> will only execute if the DOSOMETHING property is
> set. So I don't set this in test.properties,
> perhaps.
> 
> I hope this helps,
> 
> -Rob Anderson
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: klute [mailto:soundres9@yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Monday, March 07, 2005 2:32 PM
> > To: user@ant.apache.org
> > Subject: logic using ant
> > 
> > 
> > hey guys
> > 
> > i have a dev and test environments with the former
> > being on win xp and the latter on linux. i am
> trying
> > to put some logic within my build target to do
> things
> > differently. i'd like to do this to avoid separate
> > targets for dev and text environments. here is
> some
> > basic pseudo code of what i am trying to achieve:
> > 
> > if some env variable indicates that the script is
> > running in windows env {
> >    do this
> > } else {
> >    do that
> > }
> > 
> > is this possible? 
> > 
> > thanks a lot!
> > james
> > 
> > 
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