Stefan Bodewig | 3 Jul 07:04 2015
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[ANN] Apache Ant 1.9.6 Released


The Apache Ant Team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Ant
1.9.6.

Version 1.9.6 fixes a regression in Ant's zip package introduced with
Ant 1.9.5.

Apache Ant is a Java library and command-line tool that helps building
software.

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Changes in this version include:

Fixed bugs:
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 * ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException when ZIP extra fields are read and
   the entry contains an UnparseableExtraField.
   https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMPRESS-317

Other changes:
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Stefan Bodewig | 14 Jun 19:08 2015
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Re: WELCOME to user <at> ant.apache.org

[please don't drop the user list from replies]

On 2015-06-14, aalok singhvi wrote:

> When i use verbose to print errors.... its gives certain info as follows...

> It errors out on ant taskdef delete handle
> Delete.java line 720, 769 765 and 586.

It owuld be better if you could paste the full stack trace - and even
more important - tell us the exact version of Ant you are using (output
of "ant -version")

> I am on Win7.

On Windows files may be locked by processes that have opened it - which
includes Ant itself, so this means you may run into trouble of you try
to remove something that has been touched by Ant before.

> I am deleting this file before it is copied over to the project and used in
> classpath.

If it was part of your CLASSPATH environment variable, Java would load
it when starting Ant and there is no chance for Ant to remove it.

I'm not sure how you copy the file after you've deleted it :-)

If you copy the file (using Ant) before trying to delete it, the file
may still be considered open by Windows.  This is a known problem and
Ant tries to work around it by registering the file as "deleteOnExit".
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aalok singhvi | 13 Jun 18:29 2015
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Re: WELCOME to user <at> ant.apache.org

Hello,

I am working on a project where i am not able to delete certain files using
ant 1.7. I saw some bug with ant 1.7 where the suggestion was to use ant
1.8 version. My project is built out in 1.7 and it will be a big change to
built it out in 1.8. For a test i tried to use ant 1.8 to delete a file but
it is saying " Unable to delete a file.......". When i did -verbose it
fails on ant.taskdef.delete......method in ant. Any work around. The file
name i am trying to delete is aspectj1.6 specifically. Any thoughts.

Thanks
Aaok

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Stefan Bodewig | 4 Jun 06:16 2015
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[ANN] Apache Ant 1.9.5 Released


The Apache Ant Team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Ant
1.9.5.

Version 1.9.5 is mostly a bug fix release but adds a few new features
like new resource collections allbutlast/allbutfirst that complement the
existing first/last collections.

Apache Ant is a Java library and command-line tool that helps building
software.

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Apache Ant download site:

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Changes in this version include:

Changes that could break older environments:
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 * The ReplaceTokens filter can now use token-separators longer than
   one character.
   Bugzilla Report 56584

 * The changes that added <get>'s support for gzip encoding
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WebServices Development | 25 May 13:58 2015

Extracting individual tokens after using stringtokenizer

I am trying to extract individual tokens in ANT after using stringtokenizer to separate the tokens out.  Is
it possible? How do I do it without using any other external ant libraries like ant-contrib?

I attempted to do below, but am stuck at extracting individual tokens

<property name="dirlist" value="./src:./.apt_generated:abc" />
<loadresource property="dirseplist">
      <string value="${dirlist}" />
      <filterchain>
            <tokenfilter>
            <stringtokenizer  delims=":" id="dirliststr"/>
            <replaceregex pattern="(.+)" replace="[\1]" />
            </tokenfilter>
      </filterchain>
</loadresource>
<echo level="info" message="dirlist: '${dirlist}'" />
<echo level="info" message="dirseplist : '${dirseplist}'" />

And the output is
     [echo] dirlist: './src:./.apt_generated:abc'
     [echo] dirseplist : '[./src]:[./.apt_generated]:[abc]'

Thanks

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Christopher BROWN | 16 May 15:38 2015
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How should an Ant <fileset> be created programmatically from another (custom) Ant task?

Hello,

I've developed a few custom Ant tasks over time, but I need a little help
doing something specific to Ant's data types.  I've created a task that
retrieves a set of files from a server, but the names aren't known in
advance, they're determine during execution of the task.  I'd like to
create a fileset that has an ID and can be referred to later on by other
tasks and targets in the build.

This is how I assumed I'd get started:

FileSet fs = new FileSet();
fs.setId("someid");
fs.setProject(_project_);
fs.setDir(_dir_);
fs.createInclude().setName("entry/within/dir1/containing/file.abc");
fs.createInclude().setName("entry/within/dir2/containing/file.xyz");

I've some doubts about the "createInclude" logic... but I haven't got that
far yet.  I'm stuck on the "setId()" part which just doesn't exist.

In a build script, I'd write:

<fileset id="someid" dir="somedir">
  <include name="relative/path/to/file" />
</fileset>

... then refer to it later with "refid".

How can I get this to work?
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Dilini Asanga | 9 May 11:45 2015
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Ant does not return after calling org.glassfish.tyrus.client.ClientManager.connectToServer()

Hi,

I have a main class which I want to run using an ant script. 
(I have attached the project, which includes this main class: WebsocketLocalClient; and the ant script I'm referring to)

This main class executes fully, when I'm running it through the command line.

But when I run it using the ant script, it executes upto,
System.out.println("Starting Websocket-local publisher");

but does not execute beyond the line:
client.connectToServer(new WebsocketLocalEndpoint(), cec, new URI(socketServerUrl));

Ant output is given in attachment-1. 
It does not execute anything after printing the log '[java] Starting Websocket-local publisher'

It seems that,
ant does not return after calling org.glassfish.tyrus.client.ClientManager.connectToServer() method.

Any clues as to why this is happening?

Appreciate any help.
Thanks,
Dilini

Attachment-1:
dilini <at> dilini-Latitude-E6540:~/github/product-cep/modules/samples/producers/websocket-local-client$ ant
Buildfile: /home/dilini/github/product-cep/modules/samples/producers/websocket-local-client/build.xml

init:

compile:
    [javac] /home/dilini/github/product-cep/modules/samples/producers/websocket-local-client/build.xml:58: warning: 'includeantruntime' was not set, defaulting to build.sysclasspath=last; set to false for repeatable builds
     [copy] Copying 1 file to /home/dilini/github/product-cep/modules/samples/producers/websocket-local-client/temp/classes

run:
     [echo]  Configure -Durl=xxxx -Dtopic=xxxx and (-DfilePath=xxxx and/or -Dsn='sample number') 
     [java] Starting Websocket-local publisher


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John J. Hughes II | 27 Apr 18:26 2015

tools.jar not found

All,

I have searched online and can't fine and answer so please bear with me.

When I run ANT it says it can't find tools in the JRE lib, why is it looking
there?

If I copy tools.jar from the JDK to the JRE lib it works fine but that will
break on the next update so I would prefer to fix it correctly.

I have rebooted and retested.

There are no extra JDK or JRE values in the path, path simplified to only
show useful values.

I dumped the SET values to text files and search and don't fine any
references to JRE there either.

In settings: 

PATH = .;%JAVA_HOME%\bin;%ANT_HOME%\bin;

Converts to: 

PATH  = .;C:\Program
Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_05\bin;C:\devenv\apache-ant-1.9.4\bin;

C:\Projects>SET JAVA_HOME

JAVA_HOME=C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_05

C:\Projects>SET ANT_HOME

ANT_HOME=C:\devenv\apache-ant-1.9.4

Error:

C:\Projects>ant -version

Unable to locate tools.jar. Expected to find it in C:\Program
Files\Java\jre1.8.0_45\lib\tools.jar

Apache Ant(TM) version 1.9.4 compiled on April 29 2014 

So what am I doing wrong, thanks.

John

Stranzenbach, Ralf | 14 Apr 10:50 2015

Acessing ANTs execution graph

Hi,

i have a fairly complex build system that recently introduces some additional compexity. To describe my
problem, i'll sketch a very simplified Ant build:

<project>

    <target name="clean" depends="-clean" />

    <extension-point name="-clean" />

    <target name="init" depends="-init" />

    <extension-point name="-init" />

    <target name="compile" depends="-compile" />

    <extension-point name="-compile" depends="-init" />

    <target name="install" depends="-install" />

    <extension-point name="-install" depends="-compile" />

    <target name="recompile" depends="-recompile" />

    <extension-point name="-recompile" depends="-clean, -compile" />

</project>

This basic structure of the ANT file is required, because all extension-points are extended by specific
implementatiosn for various implementation languages (including PL/I and COBOL).

This way i was able to maintain structured and standardized procedures, to generate the artifacts based on
the varous sources.

Recently we tried to include that "recompile" step, that introduces a different "clean" semantic.
Therefore i've implemented the "clean semantics as follows:

    <target name="std-clean" extensionOf="-clean">

        <echo>Std. Clean</echo>

    </target>

    <target name="recompile-clean" extensionOf="-clean" if="is.Recompile" >

        <echo>Additional behaviour for recompile</echo>

    </target>

    <target name="-recompile-switch">

        <property name="is.Recompile" value="true" />

    </target>

And the "-recompile" Target was extended this way:

    <target name="recompile" depends="-recompile-switch, -recompile" />

While this solution - in principle - activates "-recompile-switch" just before executing "-clean", this
is not guaranteed by ANT. The ANT documentation states, that this dependcy declaration just states, that
"-recompile-switch" will be activated BEFORE recompile executes, but it does not guarantee the order of
execution for "-recompile-switch" and "-recompile".

In my case, the "-clean" targets activates, before "-recompile-switch" has any chance to execute.
(Sometime it works, sometime it fails. But it's backed by ANTs definition.)

Now my question(s):

================

    Are there any ways to define the order of execution to guarantee an optional task just like
"-recompile-switch" to execute at the right moment?

    Is there any way using the Java API to the ANT core to inspect the execution graph?
    Instead of injecting a target setting switch into the execution graph, it might by suitable to look up the
chain of target execution to get an idea wich main target is active.

Unfortunately it is impossible to manipulate the execution graph at runtime, conditionally <import>ing
different extesions.

A interim solution using <antcall> is in place.

    <target name="recompile">

        <antcall target="-recompile" inheritAll="true">

            <param name="is.Recompile" value="true" />

        </antcall>

    </target>

But ths solution requires a complete re-evaluation of the complete set of ANT build filles which takes a
long time and is not applicable in any case.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,

Ralf Edmund Stranzenbach
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Joseph Kesselman/Watson/IBM | 27 Mar 14:26 2015
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Wishlist item: Resource macros

Macrodef very explicitly says that the macro invocation is treated as a 
Task.

Unfortunately, I need macros to simplify gathering resources, so macrodef 
doesn't help me.

So I'm requesting <resource-macrodef> and <resource-macro> -- just working 
names, I'm sure something better exists -- which are isomorphic with 
Macrodef but have invocations that are typed as Resource Collections. 
Syntax could be almost identical, but use <union> in place of <sequential> 
as the body element.

Or, perhaps better, just modify macrodef so it recognizes when its body is 
a union rather than a squential and changes its type (and the type of its 
invocation) appropriately.

(Personally, I really wish that you'd left macros as pure syntactic 
operations rather than constraining them to be tasks in the first place... 
but since that decision was made, I think you need to "drop the other 
shoe" and give us the resources equivalent.)

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