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From "Scot P. Floess" <flo...@mindspring.com>
Subject RE: calling ant with parameters
Date Thu, 26 Jun 2008 18:33:28 GMT
Wow!  Me likes it :)

OK I see now...  I assumed there would have to be some delimiter...just 
hadn't considered the --

Now something like that would be -super- neat to have...

On Thu, 26 Jun 2008, Shawn Castrianni wrote:

> Here is the bugzilla report from Dominique.
>
> https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=30651
>
> it answers your questions.
>
> ---
> Shawn Castrianni
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scot P. Floess [mailto:floess@mindspring.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2008 12:56 PM
> To: Shawn Castrianni
> Cc: Ant Users List
> Subject: RE: calling ant with parameters
>
> So, I am curious...
>
> How would one deliniate the name of the target(s) vs the name of params to
> hand in?
>
> Granted the -Dname=value can be somewhat verbose...
>
> Is this $0 $1 notation somehow more obvious?  I haven't looked at it...so
> just asking "off the cuff."
>
> So, I tend to agree as well...it'd be nice to hand in params...just trying
> to reconcile in my mind how to express this cleanly on the command line to
> differentiate between params vs target names...
>
> On Thu, 26 Jun 2008, Shawn Castrianni wrote:
>
>> I would love this feature too.  It would allow us an easy way to launch any java
class with application arguments by having a generic launchClass target that takes in the
name of the class to launch and any app arguments.
>>
>> Dominique Devienne developed a mechanism for this with $0, $1, etc..  properties
and submitted the source code to ANT.  It is still sitting there as a request for ANT to checkin
but no one voted on it.
>>
>> ---
>> Shawn Castrianni
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Guy Catz [mailto:Guy.catz@waves.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2008 11:56 AM
>> To: Ant Users List
>> Subject: calling ant with parameters
>>
>> I would like to set a parameter to a ant. Something like this from command-line -
>>
>> ANT compile debug
>> ANT compile release
>>
>> or
>>
>> ANT testProducts full
>> ANT testProducts debugOnly
>>
>> the target Compile will "catch" the first parameter and will act as needed.
>>
>> how can I make this to work? how can I call an ANT target with parameters?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>    Guy.
>>
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Scot P. Floess
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Louisburg, NC  27549

252-478-8087 (Home)
919-754-4592 (Work)

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