Class ExecTask

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    java.lang.Cloneable
    Direct Known Subclasses:
    ExecuteOn

    public class ExecTask
    extends Task
    Executes a given command if the os platform is appropriate.
    Since:
    Ant 1.2
    • Field Detail

      • failOnError

        protected boolean failOnError
      • newEnvironment

        protected boolean newEnvironment
    • Constructor Detail

      • ExecTask

        public ExecTask()
        Create an instance. Needs to be configured by binding to a project.
      • ExecTask

        public ExecTask​(Task owner)
        create an instance that is helping another task. Project, OwningTarget, TaskName and description are all pulled out
        Parameters:
        owner - task that we belong to
    • Method Detail

      • setSpawn

        public void setSpawn​(boolean spawn)
        Set whether or not you want the process to be spawned. Default is false.
        Parameters:
        spawn - if true you do not want Ant to wait for the end of the process.
        Since:
        Ant 1.6
      • setTimeout

        public void setTimeout​(java.lang.Long value)
        Set the timeout in milliseconds after which the process will be killed.
        Parameters:
        value - timeout in milliseconds.
        Since:
        Ant 1.5
      • setTimeout

        public void setTimeout​(java.lang.Integer value)
        Set the timeout in milliseconds after which the process will be killed.
        Parameters:
        value - timeout in milliseconds.
      • setExecutable

        public void setExecutable​(java.lang.String value)
        Set the name of the executable program.
        Parameters:
        value - the name of the executable program.
      • setDir

        public void setDir​(java.io.File d)
        Set the working directory of the process.
        Parameters:
        d - the working directory of the process.
      • setOs

        public void setOs​(java.lang.String os)
        List of operating systems on which the command may be executed.
        Parameters:
        os - list of operating systems on which the command may be executed.
      • getOs

        public final java.lang.String getOs()
        List of operating systems on which the command may be executed.
        Returns:
        String
        Since:
        Ant 1.8.0
      • setCommand

        public void setCommand​(Commandline cmdl)
        Sets a command line.
        Parameters:
        cmdl - command line.
      • setOutput

        public void setOutput​(java.io.File out)
        File the output of the process is redirected to. If error is not redirected, it too will appear in the output.
        Parameters:
        out - name of a file to which output should be sent.
      • setInput

        public void setInput​(java.io.File input)
        Set the input file to use for the task.
        Parameters:
        input - name of a file from which to get input.
      • setInputString

        public void setInputString​(java.lang.String inputString)
        Set the string to use as input.
        Parameters:
        inputString - the string which is used as the input source.
      • setLogError

        public void setLogError​(boolean logError)
        Controls whether error output of exec is logged. This is only useful when output is being redirected and error output is desired in the Ant log.
        Parameters:
        logError - set to true to log error output in the normal ant log.
      • setError

        public void setError​(java.io.File error)
        Set the File to which the error stream of the process should be redirected.
        Parameters:
        error - a file to which stderr should be sent.
        Since:
        Ant 1.6
      • setOutputproperty

        public void setOutputproperty​(java.lang.String outputProp)
        Sets the property name whose value should be set to the output of the process.
        Parameters:
        outputProp - name of property.
      • setErrorProperty

        public void setErrorProperty​(java.lang.String errorProperty)
        Sets the name of the property whose value should be set to the error of the process.
        Parameters:
        errorProperty - name of property.
        Since:
        Ant 1.6
      • setFailonerror

        public void setFailonerror​(boolean fail)
        Fail if the command exits with a non-zero return code.
        Parameters:
        fail - if true fail the command on non-zero return code.
      • setNewenvironment

        public void setNewenvironment​(boolean newenv)
        Do not propagate old environment when new environment variables are specified.
        Parameters:
        newenv - if true, do not propagate old environment when new environment variables are specified.
      • setResolveExecutable

        public void setResolveExecutable​(boolean resolveExecutable)
        Set whether to attempt to resolve the executable to a file.
        Parameters:
        resolveExecutable - if true, attempt to resolve the path of the executable.
      • setSearchPath

        public void setSearchPath​(boolean searchPath)
        Set whether to search nested, then system PATH environment variables for the executable.
        Parameters:
        searchPath - if true, search PATHs.
      • getResolveExecutable

        public boolean getResolveExecutable()
        Indicates whether to attempt to resolve the executable to a file.
        Returns:
        the resolveExecutable flag
        Since:
        Ant 1.6
      • addEnv

        public void addEnv​(Environment.Variable var)
        Add an environment variable to the launched process.
        Parameters:
        var - new environment variable.
      • createArg

        public Commandline.Argument createArg()
        Adds a command-line argument.
        Returns:
        new command line argument created.
      • setResultProperty

        public void setResultProperty​(java.lang.String resultProperty)
        Sets the name of a property in which the return code of the command should be stored. Only of interest if failonerror=false.
        Parameters:
        resultProperty - name of property.
        Since:
        Ant 1.5
      • maybeSetResultPropertyValue

        protected void maybeSetResultPropertyValue​(int result)
        Helper method to set result property to the passed in value if appropriate.
        Parameters:
        result - value desired for the result property value.
      • setFailIfExecutionFails

        public void setFailIfExecutionFails​(boolean flag)
        Set whether to stop the build if program cannot be started. Defaults to true.
        Parameters:
        flag - stop the build if program cannot be started.
        Since:
        Ant 1.5
      • setAppend

        public void setAppend​(boolean append)
        Set whether output should be appended to or overwrite an existing file. Defaults to false.
        Parameters:
        append - if true append is desired.
        Since:
        1.30, Ant 1.5
      • addConfiguredRedirector

        public void addConfiguredRedirector​(RedirectorElement redirectorElement)
        Add a RedirectorElement to this task.
        Parameters:
        redirectorElement - RedirectorElement.
        Since:
        Ant 1.6.2
      • setOsFamily

        public void setOsFamily​(java.lang.String osFamily)
        Restrict this execution to a single OS Family
        Parameters:
        osFamily - the family to restrict to.
      • getOsFamily

        public final java.lang.String getOsFamily()
        Restrict this execution to a single OS Family
        Returns:
        the family to restrict to.
        Since:
        Ant 1.8.0
      • resolveExecutable

        protected java.lang.String resolveExecutable​(java.lang.String exec,
                                                     boolean mustSearchPath)
        The method attempts to figure out where the executable is so that we can feed the full path. We first try basedir, then the exec dir, and then fallback to the straight executable name (i.e. on the path).
        Parameters:
        exec - the name of the executable.
        mustSearchPath - if true, the executable will be looked up in the PATH environment and the absolute path is returned.
        Returns:
        the executable as a full path if it can be determined.
        Since:
        Ant 1.6
      • execute

        public void execute()
                     throws BuildException
        Do the work.
        Overrides:
        execute in class Task
        Throws:
        BuildException - in a number of circumstances:
        • if failIfExecFails is set to true and the process cannot be started
        • the java13command launcher can send build exceptions
        • this list is not exhaustive or limitative
      • checkConfiguration

        protected void checkConfiguration()
                                   throws BuildException
        Has the user set all necessary attributes?
        Throws:
        BuildException - if there are missing required parameters.
      • setupRedirector

        protected void setupRedirector()
        Set up properties on the redirector that we needed to store locally.
      • isValidOs

        protected boolean isValidOs()
        Is this the OS the user wanted?
        Returns:
        boolean.
        • true if the os and osfamily attributes are null.
        • true if osfamily is set, and the os family and must match that of the current OS, according to the logic of Os.isOs(String, String, String, String), and the result of the os attribute must also evaluate true.
        • true if os is set, and the system.property os.name is found in the os attribute,
        • false otherwise.
      • setVMLauncher

        public void setVMLauncher​(boolean vmLauncher)
        Set whether to launch new process with VM, otherwise use the OS's shell. Default value is true.
        Parameters:
        vmLauncher - true if we want to launch new process with VM, false if we want to use the OS's shell.
      • prepareExec

        protected Execute prepareExec()
                               throws BuildException
        Create an Execute instance with the correct working directory set.
        Returns:
        an instance of the Execute class.
        Throws:
        BuildException - under unknown circumstances.
      • runExecute

        protected final void runExecute​(Execute exe)
                                 throws java.io.IOException
        A Utility method for this classes and subclasses to run an Execute instance (an external command).
        Parameters:
        exe - instance of the execute class.
        Throws:
        java.io.IOException - in case of problem to attach to the stdin/stdout/stderr streams of the process.
      • runExec

        protected void runExec​(Execute exe)
                        throws BuildException
        Run the command using the given Execute instance. This may be overridden by subclasses.
        Parameters:
        exe - instance of Execute to run.
        Throws:
        BuildException - if the new process could not be started only if failIfExecFails is set to true (the default).
      • createHandler

        protected ExecuteStreamHandler createHandler()
                                              throws BuildException
        Create the StreamHandler to use with our Execute instance.
        Returns:
        instance of ExecuteStreamHandler.
        Throws:
        BuildException - under unknown circumstances.
      • createWatchdog

        protected ExecuteWatchdog createWatchdog()
                                          throws BuildException
        Create the Watchdog to kill a runaway process.
        Returns:
        instance of ExecuteWatchdog.
        Throws:
        BuildException - under unknown circumstances.
      • logFlush

        protected void logFlush()
        Flush the output stream - if there is one.