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From Alex Boisvert <alex.boisv...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to generate sources for/before compile?
Date Mon, 29 Aug 2011 22:56:31 GMT
Ok, I created an issue to support "compile.from(task)" (without to_s) and
added a note on the "How To" page about this bug.

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/BUILDR-609

alex


On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 8:06 AM, <alvi@o08.net> wrote:

> Thanks a lot for the answers. indeed I tried the example pointed out
> by alex, but I always got the error 'TypeError : can't convert
> Rake::FileTask into String'.
>
> Your suggestion here indeed fixed my problem! It works with
> 'compile.from generate.to_s' (I tried to put this to_s into other
> places, which made that error disappear, but other errors came up
> instead.)
>
> As for eclipse, it worked out of the box, the .classpath was extended
> automatically, as suggested by peter donald.
>
> Thanks very much!
> alvi
>
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 3:57 PM, masterzim.art@googlemail.com
> <masterzim.art@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > There is some kind of bug.  In this example should be "compile.from
> > generate.to_s", this to_s is significant.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > 2011/8/26 Alex Boisvert <alex.boisvert@gmail.com>
> >
> >> Did you try this?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/BUILDR/How+to+generate+sources+before+compilation
> >>
> >> alex
> >>
> >>
> >> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 4:35 AM, <alvi@o08.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hello,
> >> >
> >> > I've been stuck for a while now with this problem, neither googling
> >> > nor stackoverflow nor my strained brain could solve this: I would like
> >> > to generate sources and have buildr compile them with some other hand
> >> > written sources. I would also be happy if I could have a sub-project
> >> > that just deals with the generated classes and use them in other
> >> > project. So basically:
> >> >
> >> > - buildr should call a generator (either a java program, or a shell
> >> > script, or even an ant script, whatever works)
> >> > - buildr should compile the resulting classes
> >> > - buildr should add those sources to eclipse
> >> >
> >> > I have found an old thread from 2009 with the same title, but none of
> >> > the solutions there work (I'm getting so many errors that I wouldn't
> >> > even know where to start, or nothing happens). I assume that buildr
> >> > evolved quite a bit since then.
> >> >
> >> > I've been very happy with buildr so far, but unfortunately I don't
> >> > know ruby and rake yet and now I want to do something slightly
> >> > non-standard, so I'm aware that I may have chosen the wrong build
> >> > system for me. Still, I'd rather not go back to ant at this point.
> >> >
> >> > I would be grateful if someone could give me an example of a working
> >> > buildfile that does sth like what I've described. I've got an open
> >> > question on stackoverflow, so if you need some karma, I'm happy to
> >> > provide. (see:
> >> >
> >>
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7091659/using-generated-sources-in-a-buildr-project
> >> > I just offered a bounty.)
> >> >
> >> > Thanks!
> >> > alvi
> >> >
> >>
> >
>

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