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Re: [platform-ant-dev] Ant integration in Eclipse
- From: Jared Burns <jared-eclipse@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 09:14:29 -0500
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Roscoe's Ant view allows you to search your workspace for Ant scripts and
displays them for you in a view. Would this give you what you want?
P.S. Roscoe, how are the code changes to the Ant view coming along?
On Tuesday 22 October 2002 01:49 am, Max Rydahl Andersen wrote:
> Great ideas - but one thing is still missing to make Ant integration as
smooth as possible...
> An action simulating or working like ant -find build.xml
> It is what e.g. Emacs JDEE ant support does when it starts an ant build.
> It uses the current selected resource (buffer in emacs) and search for a
> from here and up to the root of the filesystem - or until it finds a
build.xml and then ant
> starts chewing on this build.xml....
> And if the entering of which target one should use could be done with
keyboard and a little
> help of completion instead of using the mouse to select a checkbox from a
list of maybe 30 targets
> then it would be heaven :)
> What it is so great about this ? It is great because then you are not forced
to go look for the correct build.xml manually -
> neither in the package/resource view or in the predefined ant targets in the
external tools menu - eclipse just takes the best
> guess and in this situation it will often be the correct one as the
build.xml related to a resource is normally stored in one of its parent
directories - and their can only be one build.xml when searching like that :)
> so - please add that to your goals for ant support, it should be breeze to