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From "Ramu Sethu" <sra...@yahoo.co.in>
Subject Re: Calling another ant script
Date Fri, 05 Oct 2007 11:01:23 GMT
Sorry everybody ... made a mistake by mentioning <antcall> instead of <ant>


On 10/5/07, Alec Fernandez <Alec.Fernandez@sas.com> wrote:
>
> The handy, dandy ant task is the ticket.  This from
> ant.apache.org/manual.
>
> <ant antfile="subproject/subbuild.xml" target="compile"/>
>
> <ant dir="subproject"/>
>
> <ant antfile="subproject/property_based_subbuild.xml">
>   <property name="param1" value="version 1.x"/>
>   <property file="config/subproject/default.properties"/>
> </ant>
>
> <ant inheritAll="false" antfile="subproject/subbuild.xml">
>   <property name="output.type" value="html"/>
> </ant>
>
> These lines invoke the same build file:
>
> <ant antfile="sub1/sub2/build.xml" />
> <ant antfile="sub2/build.xml" dir="sub1" />
> <ant antfile="build.xml" dir="sub1/sub2" />
>
> The build file of the calling project defines some <path> elements like
> this:
>
> <path id="path1">
>     ...
> </path>
> <path id="path2">
>     ...
> </path>
>
> and the called build file (subbuild.xml) also defines a <path> with the
> id path1, but path2 is not defined:
>
> <ant antfile="subbuild.xml" inheritrefs="true"/>
>
> will not override subbuild's definition of path1, but make the parent's
> definition of path2 available in the subbuild.
>
> <ant antfile="subbuild.xml"/>
>
> as well as
>
> <ant antfile="subbuild.xml" inheritrefs="false"/>
>
> will neither override path1 nor copy path2.
>
> <ant antfile="subbuild.xml" inheritrefs="false">
>   <reference refid="path1"/>
> </ant>
>
> will override subbuild's definition of path1.
>
> <ant antfile="subbuild.xml" inheritrefs="false">
>   <reference refid="path1" torefid="path2"/>
> </ant>
>
> will copy the parent's definition of path1 into the new project using
> the id path2.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sayed, Irfan (Irfan) [mailto:isayed@avaya.com]
> Sent: Friday, October 05, 2007 6:46 AM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Calling another ant script
>
> Hi All,
>
> I need to call one ant script from another ant script. Can somebody
> please tell me how to do that.
>
> Regards
> Irfan.
>
>
>
>
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Thank you
Ramu S

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