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From "Ravi Roy" <ravi.a...@gmail.com>
Subject FW: Failonerror attribute of Delete and Javac task
Date Sat, 25 Aug 2007 12:46:51 GMT
Sorry, my mail was incomple because it really did not specify what my actual
problem was.

Actual problem is :

After compilation is failed build doest not stop and continue to execute
next target. 

Thanks.



-----Original Message-----
From: Ravi Roy [mailto:ravi.aroy@gmail.com] 
Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2007 5:36 PM
To: 'user@ant.apache.org'
Subject: Failonerror attribute of Delete and Javac task 


Hi All,

My product build scripts are spanned across serveral build scripts. At
times, while deleting the temp folder, I use the following :

<target name="clean.temp">
      <delete failonerror="false" includeemptydirs="true">
      	 <fileset dir="${build.temp}">
        	     <include name="**/*" />
      	 </fileset> 
      </delete>
      <delete dir="${build.temp}" />      
 </target>      


Please note above in the target that I am using failonerror="false", which I
use because if somehow ${build.temp} does not exist, it should not come up
with error message that build failed as a result folder ${build.temp} does
not exist.

Does this "failonerror" have any side effect on javac tasks' failonerror
attribute ? Which means that at first "failonerror" is set to "false" while
deleting the ${build.temp} and when compilation happens I set "failonerror"
to "true" intentionally because if there is compilation problems then it
should not continue build and it Ant should fail doing the build.

I would appreciate any pointers.

Regards,
Ravi








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