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From Craig Riley <cr...@thelifeofriley.org>
Subject Re: AW: Running the <exec ant command in Eclipse?
Date Wed, 14 May 2008 11:46:03 GMT
Hi,

Thanks for that, it now works. I simply needed to add..	<arg line="/c"  
/> before my wget command.

Cheers

Craig


Quoting "Knuplesch, Juergen" <Juergen.Knuplesch@icongmbh.de>:

> What system you us? Linux, Windows???
>
> Is wgwt a batchfile or a executable file?
>
> The Ant manual says:
> Note that .bat files cannot in general by executed directly. One   
> normally needs to execute the command shell executable cmd using the  
>  /c switch.
>
> <target name="help">
>   <exec executable="cmd">
>     <arg value="/c"/>
>     <arg value="ant.bat"/>
>     <arg value="-p"/>
>   </exec>
> </target>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> I discourage the use of arg line, because I had trouble with it.
> Use <arg value> instead:
> <arg value="/c"/>
> <arg value="ant.bat"/>
> <arg value="-p"/>
>
>
> Greetings
> --
> J├╝rgen
> -----Urspr├╝ngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Craig Riley [mailto:craig@thelifeofriley.org]
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 14. Mai 2008 12:41
> An: user@ant.apache.org
> Betreff: Running the <exec ant command in Eclipse?
>
> I'm new to the list so first let me say Hi!
>
> I've only recently started using Ant but I think it's amazing!
>
> I have been running my build script from within Eclipse and I've   
> come across my first problem. I've searched online but I couldn't   
> find an answer to this problem.
>
> My build script creates a coldfusion file which I need to run as   
> part of setup. My build script uses the following command command:
>
> <exec executable="cmd">
>         <arg line="c:\wget\wget -O -   
> http://localhost/ant/build/index.cfml" /> </exec>
>
> Ant doesn't error when I run it which isn't helpful. If I go to the   
> file path in a browser it runs ok and does everything it should, and  
>  if I run the command from a command line (c:\wget\wget -O -
> http://localhost/ant/build/index.cfml) it  also works fine.
>
> I suspect this maybe something to do with the ant/eclipse setup or a  
>  missing library on my machine but I'm really not sure?
>
> Please help! :)
>
>
> Cheers
>
> Craig
>
>
>
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