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From robert lazarski <robertlazar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Launch Ant build from Java
Date Fri, 25 Sep 2009 17:18:44 GMT
On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 1:17 PM, Jean-Baptiste BRIAUD -- Novlog
<j-b.briaud@novlog.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'd like to launch an Ant build from Java (from a servlet in a Tomcat
> server).
>
> What would you advise me to do that ?
> Should I launch it from OS using exec or should I try to use Ant classes
> from my own classes ?
> At first sight, I see the main class has a private method run so it is not
> possible/wanted/designed to run ant from Java classes.
>
> Any advices, ideas ?
>

Launching ant programatically is described pretty well in this article
- it helped me a few months ago:

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/library/techarticles/0502_gawor/0502_gawor.html

As for RuntimeExec etc, it'd probably work but I've never tried it.

- R

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