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From chadster415 <>
Subject Re: cross-platform vss ant script?
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2005 21:37:19 GMT
Thanks Murali,
  Yes, I had found SOS, but it seems too GUI for use in ant. CodeForge
looks perfect.

On 6/2/05, Murali Polanthan <> wrote:
> Well, since all the <vssget> task does is provide a wrapper for the VSS
> command-line client (ss.exe), your script will fail on any machine
> without this client, be it Windows or Unix.   You first need to find a
> command-line VSS client that works on Linux, and modify the <vssget>
> task to use this new client instead of ss.exe.  Or you could use the
> <exec> task with this new client instead of  <vssget> on the Linux box.
> Personally I have never used a command line VSS client on any flavor of
> Unix, but Google returned the following, which may be of use to you:
> Hope this helps.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: chadster415 []
> Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 1:59 PM
> To:
> Subject: cross-platform vss ant script?
> Hello,
>   I have an ant script running under Win XP that accesses VSS using
> the vssget task. Now I want to be able to run the script under Linux,
> accessing VSS if possible. I have found some documentation online
> regarding Wine, but is this the only way to go? It seems like I then
> need to mount the VSS server as a drive to the linux machine, which
> isn't feasible in my work environment. Any other suggestions?
> thanks
> Chad
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