Class Available

All Implemented Interfaces:
Cloneable, Condition

public class Available extends Task implements Condition
Will set the given property if the requested resource is available at runtime. This task may also be used as a condition by the condition task.
Ant 1.1
  • Constructor Details

    • Available

      public Available()
  • Method Details

    • setSearchParents

      public void setSearchParents(boolean searchParents)
      Set the searchParents attribute. This controls the behaviour of the the "file" type. If true, the path, parent path and grandparent path are searched for the file. If false, only the path is searched. The default value is false.
      searchParents - the value to set.
    • setClasspath

      public void setClasspath(Path classpath)
      Set the classpath to be used when searching for classes and resources.
      classpath - an Ant Path object containing the search path.
    • createClasspath

      public Path createClasspath()
      Classpath to be used when searching for classes and resources.
      an empty Path instance to be configured by Ant.
    • setClasspathRef

      public void setClasspathRef(Reference r)
      Set the classpath by reference.
      r - a Reference to a Path instance to be used as the classpath value.
    • setFilepath

      public void setFilepath(Path filepath)
      Set the path to use when looking for a file.
      filepath - a Path instance containing the search path for files.
    • createFilepath

      public Path createFilepath()
      Path to search for file resources.
      a new Path instance which Ant will configure with a file search path.
    • setProperty

      public void setProperty(String property)
      Set the name of the property which will be set if the particular resource is available.
      property - the name of the property to set.
    • setValue

      public void setValue(Object value)
      Set the value to be given to the property if the desired resource is available.
      value - the value to be given.
    • setValue

      public void setValue(String value)
      Set the value to be given to the property if the desired resource is available.
      value - the value to be given.
    • setClassname

      public void setClassname(String classname)
      Set a classname of a class which must be available to set the given property.
      classname - the name of the class required.
    • setFile

      public void setFile(File file)
      Set the file which must be present in the file system to set the given property.
      file - the name of the file which is required.
    • setResource

      public void setResource(String resource)
      Set the name of a Java resource which is required to set the property.
      resource - the name of a resource which is required to be available.
    • setType

      @Deprecated public void setType(String type)
      since 1.5.x. setType(String) is deprecated and is replaced with setType(Available.FileDir) to make Ant's Introspection mechanism do the work and also to encapsulate operations on the type in its own class.
      type - the type of resource
    • setType

      public void setType(Available.FileDir type)
      Set what type of file is required - either directory or file.
      type - an instance of the FileDir enumeratedAttribute indicating whether the file required is to be a directory or a plain file.
    • setIgnoresystemclasses

      public void setIgnoresystemclasses(boolean ignore)
      Set whether the search for classes should ignore the runtime classes and just use the given classpath.
      ignore - true if system classes are to be ignored.
    • execute

      public void execute() throws BuildException
      Entry point when operating as a task.
      execute in class Task
      BuildException - if the task is not configured correctly.
    • eval

      public boolean eval() throws BuildException
      Evaluate the availability of a resource.
      Specified by:
      eval in interface Condition
      boolean is the resource is available.
      BuildException - if the condition is not configured correctly