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From Antoine Levy-Lambert <anto...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: exec (and apply) tasks cut off the output
Date Thu, 20 Jan 2011 23:09:17 GMT
Hi,

in fact there has been a bug reported concerning lines of output which
get mixed up.

https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=50507

We should fix it.

Regards,

Antoine

On 1/19/11 3:03 PM, Gilbert Rebhan wrote:
> -------- Original Message  --------
> Subject: exec (and apply) tasks cut off the output
> From: Hudson <hudson@2enter.net>
> To: user@ant.apache.org <user@ant.apache.org>
> Date: Wed Jan 19 2011 15:10:39 GMT+0100 (CET)
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I try to build my project with the following ant statement.
>> <exec executable="devenv.com" failonerror="false"
>> 	resultproperty="buildresult">
>> 	<arg value="@{testsolution}" />
>> 	<arg value="/build" />
>> 	<arg value="Debug" />
>> 	<arg value="/project" />
>> 	<arg value="@{project}" />
>> </exec>
>>
>> There are some lines missing in the output from time to time (~50%).
> To make sure to get all output from a excutable use resultproperty (rc),
> outputproperty (stdout) and errorproperty (stderror) and then write all
> that properties to ant log with <echo>.
>
> Note, that for whatever reason some executables write stuff to stderr
> even if there's no error, f.e. cleartool.exe etc. .. so IMO it's always
> good to catch all channels.
>
> Also i recommend to use failonerror=true, combined with some try catch
> construct , see [1]
>
> Sometimes one has to do even more, f.e if using <exec> with psexec
> from Sysinternals on windows to call a remote executable you have to
> redirect stdout and stderror to a file and load that file as property
> again to get all output from the called executable :
> someExecutable > your.log 2>&1
> whereas the returncode comes back to the calling ant script.
>
> Finally you should use loglevel debug to get more information,
> setloglevel task recommended, see [2] =
>
> <setloglevel level="debug"/>
>
> <exec executable="devenv.com" failonerror="false"
>   resultproperty="buildresult">
>   <arg value="@{testsolution}" />
>   <arg value="/build" />
>   <arg value="Debug" />
>> <arg value="/project" />
>   <arg value="@{project}" />
> </exec>
>
> <setloglevel level="info"/>
>
> also possible to use the normal ant -debug -f yourfile.xml
>
>
>
> Regards, Gilbert
>
>
> [1] flaka
> http://code.google.com/p/flaka/
> http://flaka.googlecode.com/files/flaka.pdf
>
> [2] setloglevel task
> http://marc.info/?l=ant-user&m=125201552004975&w=2
>
>
>
>
>
>


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