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From Andreas Krey <>
Subject Re: Command-Line execution of a third-party task
Date Sat, 24 Mar 2012 08:58:03 GMT
On Fri, 23 Mar 2012 19:06:38 +0000, Mike Van wrote:
> So, I wrote a tool called the Sonar Code Quality Manager (SonarCQM), which
> will probably be donated to sonarsource later on this year.  That tool scans
> a "conf" directory. In that directory, for each build Sonar is doing, there
> is one configuration file with SVN checkout information,

=== sample.conf
build="ant build"

> maven/ivy/ant/grails build information, and of course the name of the build
> tool being used. The tool also has a "workspace" directory into which a
> fresh copy of each build's code is checked out into, and then the tool
> "invokes" the build tool indicated in the .conf file.

=== (not tested)
for i in confs/*.conf; do
  . "$i"
  wsname="`basename "$i" conf`"
  mkdir -p workspace
  rm -rf "$wsdir"
  svn checkout -q "$url" "$wsdir"
  (cd "$wsdir" && $build)

> That build uses the
> sonar plugin/task/whatever to generate the sonar stats.  I just completed
> the subversion and maven invokers.

Don't be a one-tool guy. Seriously, a 'subversion invoker'.
That has been invented thirty years ago, just not in java.
ant/java is trying to reinvent a lot of wheels there, and
mostly in a bad form.


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800

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