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query regarding Ant 'Exec' task

Ravinderjit Singh
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Joined: Jan 13, 2010
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Hi All,

I have prepare an Ant task to start the Tomcat Server, which is working fine.

But I never get the message like 'BUILD SUCCESSFUL' even when Server starts successfully.

Can you please let me know what should I add to get it?



Place the build.xml along with 'startup.bat' and run the ant script like

James Sabre
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You probably need
fork="true"
as an attribute of the exec .


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Ravinderjit Singh
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I have looked at the Ant Manual, Exec doesn't support 'fork' attribute.

But still I tried, its not working, may be I didn't get the right syntax.

James Sabre
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Ravinderjit Singh wrote:I have looked at the Ant Manual, Exec doesn't support 'fork' attribute.

But still I tried, its not working, may be I didn't get the right syntax.



Looks like the 'exec' task uses 'spawn' instead of 'fork'! Since I have never started Tomcat this way I can't guarantee this will work; it is just one of the things I would try first.
 
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