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From George Harley <george.c.har...@googlemail.com>
Subject [Fwd: Re: [classlib] build / test system]
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2006 11:58:31 GMT
Hi,

Sorry, this was intended for the list. I need to revisit my email 
client's settings for "reply to".

Best regards,
George



-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Re: [classlib] build / test system
Date: 	Tue, 14 Feb 2006 11:55:57 +0000
From: 	George Harley <george.c.harley@googlemail.com>
Reply-To: 	george.c.harley@googlemail.com
To: 	Stepan Mishura <stepan.mishura@gmail.com>
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Hi Stepan,

Right.

The running of the "get" task could always be conditional on some 
property passed into Ant.
e.g.

-DIAmInAHurryAndDontWantToRelyOnTheNetwork=true


Best regards,
George
IBM UK


Stepan Mishura wrote:
>
> And to detect whether it is stale or not you need network. Right?
>
> It is very inconvenient to find out in the middle of the build that 
> network is too slow and it will take hours to download new version of 
> a jar file. You know, it always happens when you are in a big hurry :-)
>
>  
> Thanks,
> Stepan
>
>  
> On 2/14/06, *George Harley* <george.c.harley <at> googlemail.com 
> <http://googlemail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Alexey,
>
>     The "usetimestamp" attribute of Ant's "get" task kind of offers this
>     functionality. Setting the attribute value to "true" means that the
>     download only proceeds if the local copy of the resource is missing or
>     stale.
>
>     There is more information on this at
>     http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/get.html
>
>     Best regards,
>     George
>     IBM UK
>
>
>
>     Alexey Petrenko wrote:
>     >> Well, it would be nice. However I don't like build scripts that
>     depend on
>     >> network.
>     >>
>     > Yes, there should be the possibility to download needed jars
>     once and
>     > forget about network.
>     >
>     > --
>     > Alexey A. Petrenko
>     > Intel Middleware Products Division
>     >
>
>



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