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From "Alexey N. Solofnenko" <>
Subject Re: How to execute a subtask conditionally if used several times
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2005 17:34:21 GMT
You can put <antcall> inside <apply>.

- Alexey.

Dr. Michael Lipp wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a target that produces an output file based on an input file. I
> invoke this target several times using antcall with different pairs of
> input and output files (using <antcall><param ...>).
> As an optimization, I want to do the generation only if the input file
> is newer than the output file. In order to do this, I have to set a
> property with <uptodate>. Of course, I would like to do this in my
> antcall-ed target to avoid duplication of code.
> But how can I reset the property once it has been set in my
> "sub-target"? Once a property is set, it cannot be changed. So if the
> first antcall causes e.g. "isUpToDate" to be set, all subsequent
> antcalls will be executed as well.
> Any solution?
> Regards,
>     Michael
/ Alexey N. Solofnenko

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