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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Ant and Ping
Date Wed, 09 Jan 2008 13:43:55 GMT
Z W wrote:
> Hi Gurus
> Is there a jar file out there that provides ping task to verify if a host
> connection is working ?

There's no way to do ping in the Java APIs (see bugreps 
'ICMP for Java'), so no pure ping command.

the <isreachable> condition does something ping-like on a java 1.5+ runtime

Steve Loughran        
Author: Ant in Action 

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