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From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject [PATCH] some diffs to ExecTask
Date Sun, 25 Nov 2001 06:22:28 GMT
I'm dont want to commit these until people have had a look at the changes
and are happy with them.

Apart from some tabs to spaces conversion , the two big changes here are

1. you can specify a resultproperty that saves the result value into an
(undefined) property. Obviously only of relevance if failonerror=false

2. when failonerror=false, failure to exec a task does not break the build,
only report an error message [and leave the resultproperty untouched]. This
addresses bug 5025; that failonerror didnt catch all failure modes of the

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