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From Robert Kirkpatrick <robert.kirkpatr...@skynet.be>
Subject Re: http request handling
Date Wed, 24 Mar 2010 18:16:51 GMT
I imagined that the ant plugin fulfilled the Jetty slogan "Don't deploy 
your application in Jetty, deploy Jetty in your application".
I still believe this has a potential.

Regards,
Robert.
>
> Adam Leggett (UPCO) a écrit :
>> It doesn't turn Ant into Http server AFAIK. It simply allows you to
>> deploy a web app to a jetty server as part of your build process.
>>
>> If you are wanting to process form posts with Ant in some way, by
>> passing the content to some targets/tasks, then embedding it is probably
>> the way to go.
>>
>> Leafcutter (https://leafcutter.dev.java.net/) might help you with that.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 2010-03-24 at 17:13 +0100, Robert Kirkpatrick wrote:
>>   
>>> My expectation in the ant-jetty plugin is to turn ant into a http server 
>>> so that incoming requests could be handled in ant.
>>> Robert.
>>>
>>> Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de a écrit :
>>>     
>>>> What is "http handling"?
>>>> Do you want that Ant does the OUTGOING request or handles the INCOMING request?

>>>>
>>>> outgoing: 
>>>> - <get> core task
>>>>   http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/get.html
>>>> - http antlib
>>>>   http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ant/sandbox/antlibs/http/
>>>>   http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ant/sandbox/antlibs/http/trunk/docs/http-antlib.html
>>>> - external antlibs ...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> incoming:
>>>> Ant itself is not a HTTP server. But (as Adam has written) you could start
one.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Jan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>   
>>>>       
>>>>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>>>>> Von: Robert Kirkpatrick [mailto:robert@eridan.net] 
>>>>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 24. März 2010 15:06
>>>>> An: Ant Users List
>>>>> Betreff: Re: http request handling
>>>>>
>>>>> How do I get html form input values into, say, ant properties?
>>>>>
>>>>> Adam Leggett (UPCO) a écrit :
>>>>>     
>>>>>         
>>>>>> Use the <java> task maybe?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> <java jar="${jetty.home}/start.jar" fork="true" dir="${jetty.home}">
>>>>>> [...]
>>>>>> </java>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, 2010-03-24 at 14:06 +0100, Robert Kirkpatrick wrote:
>>>>>>   
>>>>>>       
>>>>>>           
>>>>>>> Is there a task supporting the handling of *http requests 
>>>>>>>         
>>>>>>>             
>>>>> *with *ant*, 
>>>>>     
>>>>>         
>>>>>>> using an embedded http server like *jetty*?
>>>>>>> Seen the good work of Jakub Pawlowicz on the ant jetty 
>>>>>>>         
>>>>>>>             
>>>>> plugin, but no 
>>>>>     
>>>>>         
>>>>>>> answer to my basic question...
>>>>>>> Has anyone tried that?
>>>>>>> Tx,
>>>>>>> Robert
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>         
>>>>>>>             
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>>>>   
>>>>       
>>
>>
>>   
>
> -- 
> Robert Kirkpatrick 	*Eridan* sprl
> +32 486 236617 	robert@eridan.net
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