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From <Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de>
Subject AW: AW: antrc & ant.conf files
Date Mon, 26 May 2008 07:26:14 GMT
On Windows you would write
    call otherBatchfile.bat

BAT+SH does have different syntax therefore you have to provide both.
You cant include the Unix-Shellscript in the Windows-Batch and vice versa.


Jan


> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: David Weintraub [mailto:qazwart@gmail.com] 
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 22. Mai 2008 07:03
> An: Ant Users List
> Betreff: Re: AW: antrc & ant.conf files
> 
> The file used in Windows is ant.bat. I don't have a copy of ant.bat,
> but I don't believe you can "source" DOS batch files as you can
> "source" Unix shell scripts. Sourcing means including one shell script
> into another and that's what happens when you see:
> 
> . somefile.sh
> 
> in a shell script. You'd need to go to a Windows machine and take a
> look at the "ant.bat" file and see what it says.
> 
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 12:19 PM, David J. B. Hollis
> <dhollis@aandoconsultancy.ltd.uk> wrote:
> > Hi, David
> >
> > Many thanks for the info!
> >
> > Is it possible to write these files for Windows & *nix?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > David
> >
> >
> >> It appears that the $HOME/.ant/ant.conf and $HOME/.antrc files are
> >> just two different ways to do the same thing. 
> $HOME/.ant/ant.conf is
> >> executed firsrt, so if something is defined in both files, only the
> >> one in $HOME/.antrc is used. However, this isn't a feature 
> as much as
> >> someone has to be executed first and someone last.
> >>
> >> Use either $HOME/.antrc or $HOME/.ant/ant.conf, but not both.
> >> Standardize on one. Setting ANT_HOME in one of these files will set
> >> ANT_HOME by the time it needs to be used in line 123 when 
> ANT_LIB gets
> >> set.
> >>
> >> Note that the shell script will assume ANT_HOME will be 
> the location
> >> of the shell script "ant" command if you don't have ANT_HOME set.
> >>
> >> You can use the following syntax to set ANT_HOME only if ANT_HOME
> >> isn't already set:
> >>
> >> if [ -n "$ANT_HOME" ]
> >> then
> >>    ANT_HOME=/usr/local/ant
> >> fi
> >>
> >> You can pass unexported environment variables in ANT by using the
> >> following:
> >>
> >> ant -Dmy.variable=$MY_VARIABLE
> >>
> >> This sets the ant property ${my.variable} to the value of the
> >> environment variable $MY_VARIABLE
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 2:06 PM, David J. B. Hollis
> >> <dhollis@aandoconsultancy.ltd.uk> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi, David
> >>>
> >>> Ironically, the one which ISN'T exported, DITA_HOME, IS 
> used in the Ant
> >>> builds. But it's passed as parameter dita.dir. Obviously 
> anything on
> >>> ANT_ARGS is passed, so ought not need exporting as well. 
> I don't think
> >>> the
> >>> others are, but I know the builds pick up the environment.
> >>>
> >>> The DITA toolkit actually uses Ant to build documentation 
> in various
> >>> formats: html, help formats and PDF. So there's no 
> software compiling at
> >>> all. (This might also explain why I'm asking basic 
> questions! ;-)  )
> >>>
> >>> Whilst pondering this, it begged the question about 
> whether ANT_HOME
> >>> ought
> >>> to be in .antrc or ant.conf, or not. If you've modified 
> the system path
> >>> in
> >>> some way, or used symlinks on *nix, so that Ant can be called from
> >>> anywhere,
> >>> then it's probably a good idea to define ANT_HOME in one 
> or other of
> >>> these
> >>> files.
> >>>
> >>> However, if you're running a batch script which sets the 
> path at run
> >>> time,
> >>> then that might set up ANT_HOME as part of the process of 
> setting up the
> >>> Ant
> >>> environment before calling Ant. In which case, it would 
> be superfluous!
> >>>
> >>> Many thanks,
> >>> David
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 3:05 AM, David J. B. Hollis
> >>>> <dhollis@aandoconsultancy.ltd.uk> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I've ended up with this in an ant.conf file:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> #!/bin/sh
> >>>>>
> >>>>> DITA_HOME=~/DITA-OT1.4.2.1
> >>>>> DITA_HOME=`cd "$DITA_HOME" && pwd`
> >>>>>
> >>>>> #export ANT_HOME="$DITA_HOME"/tools/ant
> >>>>> export ANT_HOME=/Developer/Java/Ant
> >>>>> export ANT_OPTS="-Xmx512m"
> >>>>> export ANT_ARGS="-lib $DITA_HOME/lib -Ddita.dir=$DITA_HOME"
> >>>>>>
> >>>>> Are you saying I don't need to export any of these? I 
> can just define
> >>>>> them?
> >>>>
> >>>> The ANT_HOME, DITA_HOME, ANT_OPTS, and ANT_ARGS will be available
> >>>> throughout the whole /usr/bin/ant shell script where 
> they are used to
> >>>> start a Java process that executes Ant. If these 
> variables are only
> >>>> used for starting up Ant, they do not need to be exported.
> >>>>
> >>>> However, once that Java process starts up, these 
> environment variables
> >>>> won't be available. So, they will not be available in your Java
> >>>> process NOR (more importantly) in your build.xml file. 
> That also means
> >>>> any environment variables that you're depending upon for 
> your <java>
> >>>> or <javac> tasks will only be available if exported.
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> David Weintraub
> >>>> qazwart@gmail.com
> >>>
> >>> 
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> >>
> >>
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> >> --
> >> David Weintraub
> >> qazwart@gmail.com
> >>
> >> 
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