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From Jan Matèrne (jhm) <apa...@materne.de>
Subject AW: Creating task/macro wrappers
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:19:55 GMT
Not sure why you want to wrap an existing Ant task ...
If you want to provide default settings, you could use <presetdef>

Jan

> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Isaac Jurado [mailto:diptongo@gmail.com]
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 24. Februar 2019 18:27
> An: Ant Users List; gudnabrsam@gmail.com
> Betreff: Re: Creating task/macro wrappers
> 
> Thanks!  I didn't notice the <augment> task existed.
> 
> However, I don't seem to wrap my head around it.  In particular, it
> doesn't seem to support forward references.  This is what I tried:
> 
> <macrodef name="mywrapper">
>   <attribute name="timeOut" default=""/>
>   <sequential>
>     <augment unless:blank="timeOut" id="my-testng-invocation"
> timeOut="@{timeOut}"/>
>     <testng id="my-testng-invocation">...</testng>
>   </sequentail>
> </macrodef>
> 
> The error I get is:
> 
> java.lang.IllegalStateException: Unknown reference "my-testng-
> invocation"
> 
> Best regards.
> 
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 5:41 PM Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Look into the <augment> task with conditionally executed (using
> > if/unless namespaces, antcontrib <if>, or similar) <sequential>
> blocks.
> >
> > HTH,
> > Matt
> >
> > On Sat, Feb 23, 2019, 3:37 AM Isaac Jurado <diptongo@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello Ant users,
> > >
> > > I'm trying to create a <macrodef> wrapper over <testng>.  The idea
> > > is to have my macro expose the same attributes that <testng>
> > > supports, with as close semantics as possible.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately, I have no idea how to reproduce the presence/absence
> > > behavior.  For instance, <testng> accepts a "timeout" integer
> > > attribute.  So in my macro I would do:
> > >
> > > <attribute name="timeout" default=""/>
> > >
> > > And then calling TestNG would be:
> > >
> > > <testng timeout="@{timeout}">...</testng>
> > >
> > > But this turns out not to be the same behavior as NOT specifying
> the
> > > timeout attribute.  In this case, Ant fails because empty string
> > > does not parse to an integer.
> > >
> > > Is there a way to achieve my goal?  I would like to avoid writing
> > > Java code.  But I don't mind resorting to Javascript in the build
> > > file (<script> or <scriptdef>).
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Isaac Jurado
> > >
> > > "The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding"
> > > Leonardo da Vinci
> > >
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> 
> 
> 
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> Isaac Jurado
> 
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