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From Eric Tchepannou <melli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: type not supported by task?
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2005 08:53:48 GMT
Thanks for that Matt.
I have checked my code again and managed to have it working with the
createXXX() Method. The addConfigured(..) still fails... :(

On 6/8/05, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Eric:
>   Without consulting the code (much)... if you want
> your custom task to recognize any of
> 
> <mytask>
>   <mytypea />
> </mytask>
> 
> <mytask>
>   <mytypeb />
> </mytask>
> 
> <mytask>
>   <mytypec />
> </mytask>
> 
> where mytypea|b|c all have one base class, you will
> want to make each type available with a typedef and
> then the code you have--addConfigured(BaseTypeClass
> o)--should work. Beyond that I do wonder why you need
> to cast your subtypes... OO would dictate that you
> call  a designated method and they would simply behave
> accordingly, but whatever floats your boat I suppose.
> 
> HTH,
> Matt
> 
> --- Eric Tchepannou <mellists@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am developing an ant task extension but face
> > problems to have it
> > running from the buildfile. I get an error stating
> > that a certain
> > custom type of mine is not supported by my task.
> >
> > I think I know where the problem might come from:
> > I have implemented multiple types that I have
> > defined as extension of
> > a base abstract class (that implements an interface)
> > and in my Task
> > extension I have defined an
> > addConfigured(BaseTypeClass o) and do the
> > casting in the method implementation.
> > Could this be the source of the problem?
> > Should I rather for each type subclass implement a
> > addConfigured(TypeSubclass o)?
> >
> > ...or do you think the the problem somewhere else?
> >
> > My next step will be to test this, but as this might
> > be a time
> > consuming typing job, I thought I could count on
> > your previous
> > experiences.
> >
> > Many thanks for your contributions.
> >
> > --
> > Best Regards,
> > Eric Tchepannou
> >
> >
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-- 
Best Regards,
Eric Tchepannou

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