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From Robert Anderson <>
Subject Re: Ant API
Date Thu, 26 Nov 2009 00:45:43 GMT
Actually the cvs ant task system.execs the cvs binary. You can probably find
pure java cvs api to use. A quick search turned up this...

For the database, I'm not sure what you are doing but there are some really
great persistance layers worth looking at, like hibernate and ibatis.
Otherwise just use the built in java.sql stuff for running queries. Take a
look at the source code for the Ant sql task, maybe it will be usefull to

-Rob Anderson

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 8:58 AM, LukeS <> wrote:

> I'm interested in embedding Ant into an application and would like to use
> the
> Ant api.
> I want to do this because there are a few tasks I want to perform (CVS
> integration, connecting to DB) and it seems like it it would be easier to
> call Ant to do this:
> I was wondering if anyone could refer me to some sort of documentation or
> references with some examples of best practice for using this API.
> Thanks!
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