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From <Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de>
Subject AW: Antwort: How to execute a target multiple times, with different parameters
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2008 14:33:03 GMT
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Jan 

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: leondz [mailto:leondz@gmail.com] 
> Gesendet: Montag, 3. März 2008 14:50
> An: user@ant.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: Antwort: How to execute a target multiple times, 
> with different parameters
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> This approach is working really well!
> 
> I've found that the target executing <antcall> contains a lot 
> of repeated
> code, though; is it possible to nest parameters?
> 
> For example, I have:
> 
> <target name="get-docs-all">
>         <antcall target="get-docs">
>                 < param name="questions" value="QA2006_testset.xml" />
>                 < param name="engine" value="Terrier (AQUAINT)" />
>                 < param name="output" value="QA2006_terrier" />
>                 < param name="maxdocs" value="200" />
>         </antcall>
>         <antcall target="get-docs">
>                 < param name="questions" value="QA2006_testset.xml" />
>                 < param name="engine" value="Lucene (AQUAINT)" />
>                 < param name="output" value="QA2006_lucene" />
>                 < param name="maxdocs" value="200" />
>         </antcall>
>         <antcall target="get-docs">
>                 < param name="questions" value="QA2006_testset.xml" />
>                 < param name="engine" value="Indri (AQUAINT)" />
>                 < param name="output" value="QA2006_indri" />
>                 < param name="maxdocs" value="200" />
>         </antcall>
> </target>
> 
> 
> Though something like the following would be preferred (the syntax is
> utterly wrong):
> 
> <target name="get-docs-all">
>         < param name="questions" value="QA2006_testset.xml" />
>         < param name="maxdocs" value="200" />
>         <antcall target="get-docs">
>                 < param name="engine" value="Terrier (AQUAINT)" />
>                 < param name="output" value="QA2006_terrier" />
>         </antcall>
>         <antcall target="get-docs">
>                 < param name="engine" value="Lucene (AQUAINT)" />
>                 < param name="output" value="QA2006_lucene" />
>         </antcall>
>         <antcall target="get-docs">
>                 < param name="engine" value="Indri (AQUAINT)" />
>                 < param name="output" value="QA2006_indri" />
>         </antcall>
> </target>
> 
> 
> Is this kind of structure achievable?
> 
> Thanks again for all your help!
> 
> All the best,
> 
> 
> Leon
> 
> 
> 
> Karl-Friedrich.Heintz wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > call your 'get-docs' from another target via <antcall>  and 
> within this 
> > <antcall> you can use nested  elements, one for each argument  (see 
> > also ANT documentation).
> > 
> > Karl
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > leondz <leondz@gmail.com> 
> > 29.02.2008 12:51
> > Bitte antworten an
> > "Ant Users List" <user@ant.apache.org>
> > 
> > 
> > An
> > user@ant.apache.org
> > Kopie
> > 
> > Thema
> > How to execute a target multiple times, with different parameters
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm new to ant. I have a target in an existing project that 
> looks like 
> > this:
> > 
> > 
> >         <target name="get-docs">
> >                         <fail unless="jar.present" 
> message="TREC Apps 
> > cannot
> > be run until they have been built!"/>
> >                         <java fork="true"
> > classname="shef.qa.trec.GetRelevantDocuments">
> >                                 <jvmarg
> > 
> value="-Djava.library.path=/share/nlp.raid1/trec_qa/darwin/app
> s/indri-2.6/swig/obj/java"/>
> >                                 <jvmarg value="-Xmx512m"/>
> >                                 <jvmarg 
> value="-Dgate.home=${gate.home}"/>
> >                                 <jvmarg 
> value="-Dnlp.plugins=${plugins}"/>
> >                                 <jvmarg
> > value="-Dwordnet.home=${wordnet.home}"/>
> >                                 <arg value="QA2006_testset.xml"/>
> >                                 <arg value="QA2006_terrier"/>
> >                                 <arg value="200"/>
> >                                 <arg value="Terrier (AQUAINT)"/>
> >                                 <classpath>
> >                                         <fileset 
> file="${jar.file}"/>
> >                                         <fileset dir="${framework}">
> >                                                 <include 
> name="**/*.jar"/>
> >                                         </fileset>
> >                                         <fileset 
> dir="${lib.shared}">
> >                                                 <include 
> name="**/*.jar"/>
> >                                         </fileset>
> >                                         <fileset dir="${plugins}">
> >                                                 <include 
> name="**/*.jar"/>
> >                                         </fileset>
> >                                 </classpath>
> >                         </java>
> >         </target>
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > I want to run it a few times, using different values for 
> the args. I don't
> > mind doing this from within ant, or from a shell script, 
> but I'm not sure
> > how to automatically modify the arguments. What are the options?
> > 
> > Thanks!
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