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From Patrick Martin <>
Subject Re: <input>, but for paths...
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:30:51 GMT

You may want to have a look to antform:


Patrick M.

On 2/15/06, Rich Wagner <> wrote:
> I was looking through the online Ant manual recently, looking for
> something like <input>, but which would display either an "open" or
> "save" dialog, i.e. what you typically see if you choose "File: Open..."
> or "File: Save..." in an application.  Alas, I found no such task, so I
> instead wrote tasks and targets which would use <input> and would ask
> the user to type paths: not as user-friendly...
> Has this sort of task ever been considered as an addition to Ant?
> (I realize Ant can't assume it's running on a machine with a display,
> mouse, etc.; i.e. that it may find itself on a "headless" computer.  But
> in that case this proposed <input> variation would resort to a
> stdout/stdout-based prompting...)
> Thanks in advance,
> Rich Wagner
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