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Subject cvs commit: ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks exec.html
Date Mon, 07 Feb 2005 23:42:21 GMT
stevel      2005/02/07 15:42:21

  Modified:    docs/manual/CoreTasks exec.html
  Log:
  minor doc updates
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.47      +12 -16    ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/exec.html
  
  Index: exec.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/exec.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.46
  retrieving revision 1.47
  diff -u -r1.46 -r1.47
  --- exec.html	28 Jan 2005 16:11:40 -0000	1.46
  +++ exec.html	7 Feb 2005 23:42:21 -0000	1.47
  @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
  -html>
  +<html>
   
   <head>
   <meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="en-us">
  @@ -236,7 +236,7 @@
     </tr>
     <tr>
       <td valign="top">searchpath</td>
  -    <td valign="top">When this attribute is true nested, then
  +    <td valign="top">When this attribute is true, then
                        system path environment variables will
                        be searched when resolving the location
                        of the executable. <em>since Ant 1.6.3</em></td>
  @@ -312,10 +312,11 @@
   otherwise do nothing.
   <p>
   What do those error codes mean? Well, they are OS dependent. On Windows
  -boxes you have to look in include\error.h in your windows compiler or wine files;
  -error code 2 means 'no such program', which usually means it is not on the path.
  -Any time you see such an error from any ant task, it is usually not an ant bug,
  -but some configuration problem on your machine.
  +boxes you have to look at
  +<a href="http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/debug/base/system_error_codes__0-499_.asp">
  +the documentation</a>; error code 2 means 'no such program', which usually means
  +it is not on the path. Any time you see such an error from any Ant task, it is
  +usually not an Ant bug, but some configuration problem on your machine.
   
   <h3>Examples</h3>
   <blockquote><pre>
  @@ -335,7 +336,7 @@
   system command.</p>
   
   <blockquote><pre>
  -&lt;property name="browser" location="C:/Programme/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe"/&gt;
  +&lt;property name="browser" location="C:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe"/&gt;
   &lt;property name="file" location="ant/docs/manual/index.html"/&gt;
   
   &lt;exec executable="${browser}" spawn="true"&gt;
  @@ -343,7 +344,7 @@
   &lt;/exec&gt;
   </pre></blockquote>
   <p>Starts the <i>${browser}</i> with the specified <i>${file}</i>
and end the
  -ant process. The browser will let be open.</p>
  +Ant process. The browser will remain.</p>
   
   <blockquote><pre>
   &lt;exec executable=&quot;cat&quot;&gt;
  @@ -367,14 +368,9 @@
   a file and a property, both named &quot;redirector.err&quot;.
   
   
  -<p><b>Note:</b> Although it may work for you to specify arguments using
  -a simple arg-element and separate them by spaces it may fail if you switch to
  -a newer version of the JDK. JDK &lt; 1.2 will pass these as separate arguments
  -to the program you are calling, JDK &gt;= 1.2 will pass them as a single
  -argument and cause most calls to fail.</p>
  -<p><b>Note2:</b> If you are using Ant on Windows and a new DOS-Window
pops up
  -for every command which is executed this may be a problem of the JDK you are using.
  -This problem may occur with all JDK's &lt; 1.2.</p>
  +<p><b>Note:</b> do not try to specify arguments using
  +a simple arg-element and separate them by spaces. This results in
  +only a single argument containing the entire string.</p>
   <p>
   <b>Timeouts: </b> If a timeout is specified, when it is reached the
   sub process is killed and a message printed to the log. The return
  
  
  

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