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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: javadoc/NT : Task not working
Date Mon, 31 Jan 2000 15:43:07 GMT
Wolfgang Werner wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm new to this list but using ant for a longer period of time. I found the
> following (latest ant from CVS):
> javadoc - task is not working on NT. This is true because the NT commandshell
> can (without extensions) only handle 9 parameters (see runant.bat).
> So the most needed parameters (packages/sourcefiles) are going to /dev/nul...
> One way to overcome this limitation would be to generate a special runtask
> Batch (at invokation time) rather than relying to runant.bat.
> One of the key features of ant should be '100% pure java', to name it: The
> ability
> to work on every java supporting OS...

This is Sam's fault, I think.

Question: what's the point of going thru runant.bat anyway? before, I
called javadoc directly from runtime.exec() and had no problems.

This is why I patched Exec() to be able to "bypass" that shell wrapping.

Sorry, but I miss that point.


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