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From "Rebhan, Gilbert" <Gilbert.Reb...@huk-coburg.de>
Subject RE: Extending JUnit Ant tasks
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2007 11:35:31 GMT
 


-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Loughran [mailto:stevel@apache.org] 
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007 12:41 PM
To: Ant Users List
Subject: Re: Extending JUnit Ant tasks


Hi,

/*
well, sounds like you have to write a new xmllogger. One problem with a 
streaming/flushing logger is that if the process died, the output is 
still invald XML; the XSL engine would bail out.
*/

/*
yup, you're right. As our process uses the xmllogger only to present
the logfiles (not processed with xslt, just the raw xmllogfile) in a
browser
window, it would be no help, as browser would cough because of 
invalid xml, but finally it's better than a 0 byte logfile.
*/

/*
Better to find out why your scripts are hanging and kill that. I always 
timeout my exec/java and junit runs, and dont have to kill ant itself. 
Have you tried that?
*/

hm, it's a generic worklflow that start ant scripts and waits for
reponse = Failed or Successful; as there are other jobs
in the queue you have to set a timeout to finish off a hanging job.

/*
The alternative is for ant to optionally register a signal handler (sun 
java only; would cause trouble on IDEs) and then to shut down more 
gracefully on termination.
*/

thanks for the pointer, i already have downloaded smartfrog 3.10.0000
but had no time to take a detailled look

/*
There is not  yet any equivalent for the xmllogger, but it is something 
that could be written if you want to help with it.
*/

i've found a contribution =

http://confluence.public.thoughtworks.org/display/CC/AntDirectXmlLogger

but =

: Direct XML Logger
call ant -listener org.apache.tools.ant.DirectXmlLogger
-DXmlLogger.file=Y:/antxmlout.xml -f %1

gives me a NullPointerException
i never wrote a logger for ant, maybe i try to write my own or fix the
DirectXmlLogger
when time allows


Regards, Gilbert


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