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AW: while-like structure in Ant

2007-07-30       - By Jan.Materne@(protected)
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Which <http> task? Ant Core doesnt have one.


>-----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: Emir Mahmut BAHSI [mailto:embahsi@(protected)]
>Gesendet: Sonntag, 29. Juli 2007 00:27
>An: Ant Users List
>Betreff: RE: while-like structure in Ant
>Sorry everybody for the late replay. I am trying to implement
>that while structure as I explained before. I am using
>javascript for that. However, I can not create a http task in
>javascript code. That part of the code is:
>myhttp = project.createTask("http");
>myhttp.setUrl("a url address");
>The error is: javax.script.ScriptException:
> TypeError:
>Cannot call method "setUrl" of null <<Unknown source>#5> in
><Unknown source> at line number 5
>Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.
>Emir Mahmut Bahsi
>"Rebhan, Gilbert" <Gilbert.Rebhan@(protected)> wrote:
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Xavier Hanin [mailto:xavier.hanin@(protected)]
>Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2007 9:17 AM
>To: Ant Users List
>Subject: Re: while-like structure in Ant
>On 5/10/07, Emir Mahmut BAHSI  wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have been working on conditional structures and loop structures on
>> existing workflow managers for a long time. For this purpose I have
>> implemented two simple examples for if-type and switch-type cases
>> are attached). In these examples my program is simply downloading a
>file. If
>> that file does not exist in the first web address it tries another
>> However, I could not implement a loop structure for that. In the loop
>> the program should try the same address until the file exists.
>Actually I
>> know this is not a reasonable and useful scenario but I just want to
>> whether a conditional-loop scenario can be implemented in Ant.
>> Can u suggest me anything to implement that example. Any help is
>> appreciated.
>The ant-contrib project is providing conditional tasks which may help,
>if you want to have your own syntax and the very specific url
>as a condition (like you wrote), maybe using a script (using scriptdef
>example) would be a good fit.
>i would go via  and a scripting language running in
>(JRuby, Groovy, Beanshell ... )
>or use the AntBuilder@(protected)
>see >
>Regards, Gilbert
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