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From "Petar Tahchiev" <paranoia...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: email a html file
Date Sat, 29 Jul 2006 06:45:57 GMT
On 29/07/06, Chun Ji <CJi@pro-unlimited.com> wrote:
>
> I want to insert a html file in my email, not an attachment.
> Does someone know how to do it in ant.
>
> -CJ
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jamie Jackson [mailto:myspamb8@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 28, 2006 11:31 AM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: Trying to do things the "Ant way"
> Importance: Low
>
>
> I've translated your pseudo-code into Ant (see bottom), and I see that it
> does seem to remove the need for <antcall>. However, unless *I* have
> misunderstood your reply, I think you've misunderstood what I intended the
> "build-all" task to mean.
>
> Each server in my case has one preferred transfer type; therefore, it
> wouldn't make sense in my case to deploy to the same server via different
> mechanisms, at least not consecutively.
>
> Therefore, I think the *deploy-all tasks are spurious, but the rest is on
> target, thanks!
>
> Alternatively, it seems Andrew understood where I was going with the
> "deploy-all" when he advised the following, so I think I've got the full
> solution. :-D
>
> <target name="deploy-all">
>    <ant antfile="mydeploymentscript.xml" inheritAll="false">
>        <property name="envname" value="stage" />
>    </ant>
>    <ant antfile="mydeploymentscript.xml" inheritAll="false">
>        <property name="envname" value="integ" />
>    </ant>
>
>    ... etc
> </target>
>
> Here's Dominique's pseudo-code fleshed out, for posterity:
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <project name="cwig" default="deploy">
>     <description>Trying it without antcall.</description>
>     <property file="$environment}.properties" />
>     <taskdef name="svn" classname="org.tigris.subversion.svnant.SvnTask" />
>     <taskdef resource="net/sf/antcontrib/antcontrib.properties" />
>
>     <target name="deploy-nfs" if="deploy-type==nfs">
>         <echo>I'm doing the NFS deployment</echo>
>     </target>
>
>     <target name="deploy-ssh" if="deploy-type==ssh">
>         <echo>I'm doing the SSH deployment</echo>
>     </target>
>
>     <target name="deploy" depends="-check-deploy, deploy-nfs, deploy-ssh">
>         <echo>I'm pretty sure I don't do anything, and that only my
> "depends"
>         are important.</echo>
>     </target>
>
>     <target name="deploy-all" depends="-deploy-all, deploy">
>         <echo>I think I, as a task make sense, since i wouldn't want
>         to transfer files to the exactly the same destination twice
>         (albeit via different mechanisms).</echo>
>     </target>
>
>     <target name="-check-deploy">
>         <echo>I'm about to figure out which transfer type to use</echo>
>         <condition property="deploy-type==nfs">
>             <equals arg1="${deploy-type}" arg2="nfs" />
>         </condition>
>
>         <condition property="deploy-type==ssh">
>             <equals arg1="${deploy-type}" arg2="ssh" />
>         </condition>
>     </target>
>
>     <target name="-deploy-all">
>         <echo>I don't think I make sense, for the same reasons as
> "deploy-ant"'s</echo>
>         <property name="deploy-type==nfs" value="doesn't matter" />
>         <property name="deploy-type==ssh" value="doesn't matter" />
>     </target>
>
> </project>
>
> Thanks!,
> Jamie
>
> On 7/28/06, Dominique Devienne <ddevienne@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > BTW, in -deploy-all, I usually set these properties as
> >
> > <property name="deploy-type==A" value="doesn't matter" />
> >
> > To emphasis the fact that it's the properties existence that matters,
> > not it's value (because that's what target's if/unless check). --DD
> >
> > On 7/28/06, Dominique Devienne <ddevienne@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > You can do something like:
> > >
> > > target deploy-A if "deploy-type==A"
> > > target deploy-B if "deploy-type==B"
> > >
> > > target deploy depends -check-deploy, deploy-A, deploy-B, etc...
> > > target deploy-all depends -deploy-all, deploy
> > >
> > > target -check-deploy
> > >  condition ${deploy-type} equals "A" set property "deploy-type==A"
> > >  condition ${deploy-type} equals "B" set property "deploy-type==B"
> > >  etc...
> > >
> > > target -deploy-all
> > >  set property "deploy-type==A"
> > >  set property "deploy-type==B"
> > >  etc...
> > >
> > > This avoid's <antcall>, and follows Ant's canonical way to control
> > > target execution using properties. --DD
> > >
> > > On 7/28/06, Andrew Goktepe <andrewgoktepe@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > There is a loss of performance when you use antcall in large,
> > > > complex builds. It also makes target dependencies less clear. But it's
> > the
> > > > only way I know of to call a specific target based on a value obtained
> > at
> > > > runtime. In most other cases, it's much better to use the 'depends'
> > > > attribute of 'target' with the exact target names.
> > > >
> > > > To achieve a deploy-all case, you could have a separate target
> > (optimally in
> > > > a separate script) that makes 'ant' calls into the main deployment
> > script:
> > > >
> > > > <target name="deploy-all">
> > > >    <ant antfile="mydeploymentscript.xml" inheritAll="false">
> > > >        <property name="envname" value="stage" />
> > > >    </ant>
> > > >    <ant antfile="mydeploymentscript.xml" inheritAll="false">
> > > >        <property name="envname" value="integ" />
> > > >    </ant>
> > > >
> > > >    ... etc
> > > > </target>
> > > >
> > > > -Andrew
> > > >
> > > > On 7/28/06, Jamie Jackson <myspamb8@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks for the quick response. I have a couple of follow-ups.
> > > > >
> > > > > I've gotten the impression from reading other posts that <antcall>
> > is to
> > > > > be
> > > > > avoided, so I'm wondering about its use here.
> > > > >
> > > > > The other question I have is: How would I satisfy the deploy-all
use
> > case
> > > > > while reusing as much of the script as practical?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks again,
> > > > > Jamie
> > > > >
> > > > > On 7/28/06, Andrew Goktepe <andrewgoktepe@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Oops. s/<properties file/<property file/
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 7/28/06, Andrew Goktepe <andrewgoktepe@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >  We use a separate properties file for each environment,
and
> > have
> > > > > common
> > > > > > > property names. Instead of integ.transfertype,
> > stage.transfertype,
> > > > > etc,
> > > > > > I
> > > > > > > would just have 'transfertype' and it would have different
> > values in
> > > > > the
> > > > > > > different files. Then the Ant script has targets based
on the
> > possible
> > > > > > > values of the property, and one generic parent target that
calls
> > them.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Example:
> > > > > > > <properties file="${envname}.properties" />
> > > > > > > <target name="deploy">
> > > > > > >     <antcall target="deploy-${transfertype}" />
> > > > > > > </target>
> > > > > > > <target name="deploy-nfs"> ... </target>
> > > > > > > <target name="deploy-ssh"> ... </target>
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > envname determines which environment-specific properties
file
> > needs to
> > > > > > be
> > > > > > > read.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > This is a more scalable solution. Adding a new environment
is as
> > > > > simple
> > > > > > as
> > > > > > > creating a new properties file.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > This assumes the build has already occurred and you can
make run
> > the
> > > > > > > deployment Ant script separately for each environment.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > -Andrew
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On 7/28/06, Jamie Jackson <myspamb8@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > I'm having a problem trying to grok the "ant way"
to do things
> > (i.e
> > > > > .,
> > > > > > > > without conditionals). I just got started with Ant
a couple
> > days
> > > > > ago,
> > > > > > so
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > take that into consideration.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > I'm trying to produce a well-factored script to handle
code
> > > > > deployment
> > > > > > > > to
> > > > > > > > remote servers.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Tasks:
> > > > > > > > *  deploy-integ
> > > > > > > > *  deploy-stage
> > > > > > > > *  deploy-prod
> > > > > > > > *  deploy-all (all of the above)
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Here's the problem: Depending on the set of servers,
some are
> > > > > > available
> > > > > > > > via
> > > > > > > > SSH, others are available via NFS, and I'd like the
script to
> > be
> > > > > > > > generalizable enough to specify the transfer type
in the
> > properties
> > > > > > > > file,
> > > > > > > > along with the (potentially) varying paths among servers.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Here's a stab at the properties file:
> > > > > > > > -----------------------------------
> > > > > > > > svn.url=http://myhost/myrepos/myproj
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > integ.transfertype=nfs
> > > > > > > > stage.transfertype=ssh
> > > > > > > > prod.transfertype=ssh
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > # a nfs basepath would look like //webdev/websites
> > > > > > > > # an ssh basepath would look like username@hostname
> > :/path/to/docroot
> > > > > > > > integ.basepath=//devserver/docroot
> > > > > > > > stage.basepath=username@hostname :/path/to/docroot
> > > > > > > > prod.basepath=username@hostname:/path/to/docroot
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > integ.proj.wwwroot=childwelfare
> > > > > > > > stage.proj.wwwroot=childwelfare
> > > > > > > > prod.proj.wwwroot=childwelfare
> > > > > > > > ---------------------------------
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Here are a couple of the salient tasks (see inline
comments):
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >    <target name="deploy-integ">
> > > > > > > >        <deploy basepath="integ.basepath" proj.wwwroot="
> > > > > > > > integ.proj.wwwroot"
> > > > > > > > transfertype="integ.transfertype" />
> > > > > > > >    </target>
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >    <macrodef name="deploy">
> > > > > > > >        <attribute name="args" />
> > > > > > > >        <attribute name="basepath" />
> > > > > > > >        <attribute name="proj.wwwroot" />
> > > > > > > >        <attribute name="transfertype" />
> > > > > > > >        <!-- I'd like to do it the "right way, and
avoid "if",
> > but
> > > > > > don't
> > > > > > > > know how -->
> > > > > > > >        <!-- Not to mention that I can't even put
the "if" in
> > > > > macrodef,
> > > > > > > > so
> > > > > > > > it doesn't work anyway -->
> > > > > > > >        <if>
> > > > > > > >            <equals arg1="@{transfertype}" arg2="ssh"
/>
> > > > > > > >            <then>
> > > > > > > >                <property name="@{args}" value="-e
ssh -Cacvz
> > @{
> > > > > > > > local.buildDir}/* @{basepath}/@{proj.wwwroot}" />
> > > > > > > >            </then>
> > > > > > > >            <else>
> > > > > > > >                <property name="@{args}" value="-av
@{
> > local.buildDir
> > > > > }/
> > > > > > > > @{basepath}/@{proj.wwwroot}/" />
> > > > > > > >            </else>
> > > > > > > >        </if>
> > > > > > > >        <echo message="rsync ${args}" />
> > > > > > > >        <exec executable="rsync">
> > > > > > > >            <arg line="${args}" />
> > > > > > > >        </exec>
> > > > > > > >    </macrodef>
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > What's the right approach?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > > > Jamie
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
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The mail task has a 'message' nested element. It accepts a 'mime-type'
attribute. In your caes you should use the "text/html" mime-type.

-- 
Regards, Petar!
Karlovo, Bulgaria.

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