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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@m64.com>
Subject RE: beanshell
Date Sun, 12 Nov 2000 03:40:04 GMT
Jon,

beanshell looks cool. Are you referring to the ant .bat/.sh files
themselves or to .bat/.sh files that are invoked from an ant build?

Conor


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Stevens [mailto:jon@latchkey.com]
> Sent: Sunday, 12 November 2000 7:16
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: beanshell
>
>
> hey all,
>
> i'm new to the list, but i have actually got some of my code
> in Ant so i'm
> not new to Ant by any means.
>
> Since i'm new to the list, i'm not sure what sort of
> discussion has already
> happened around adding BeanShell support to Ant. Can anyone
> catch me up real
> quick?
>
> <http://www.beanshell.org/>
>
> If no discussion has happened, I would like to propose that
> we add BeanShell
> support to Ant. What I would like to do is essentially use
> BeanShell as a
> replacement for the complex .sh/.bat files that we have to
> use to go along
> with execution of Ant.
>
> Ant and BeanShell essentially overlap in functionality quite
> a bit, so, I'm
> not really proposing even making a BeanShell Task, although I
> think that
> might be a good idea in the future for people who might want
> to execute
> their stuff as BeanShell Script vs. Ant .xml syntax.
>
> The real problem that I'm having now is that the .sh and .bat
> files are a
> real pain in the ass to manage and are not easily re-usable
> and I would like
> to move the code that is in those files off to something that
> is a bit more
> cross platform portable, like BeanShell.
>
> Essentially, we could replace 99% of what is in the .sh and
> .bat files with
> something like this:
>
> <http://www.beanshell.org/manual/execscripts.html>
>
> Where the contents of the .sh and .bat files would then be
> "ported" over to
> BeanShellScript language.
>
> I'm also willing to spend some 2am coding time on working on
> this as this is
> a real problem for me...
>
> Comments? Flames? Suggestions?
>
> -jon
>
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