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Executing batch file from ANT

 
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hi,

I am relatively new to ANT. I am trying to run a batch file using ANT's exec tag. But it is generating an Error 2 while executing the command. Can anybody tell me the process to execute a batch file. Its urgent...
 
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I think you need to execute command shell (comd, commnad??) first using exec task and then pass name of the batch file as its argument.

HTH,
- Manish
 
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I have tried using

<exec executable="cmd">
<arg file="${tomcat_bin}/shutdown.bat"/>
</exec>
It executes a command prompt but doesn't execute this argument... Actually I have to Start and Stop the server evertime the build finishes and starts..
 
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"javalearner",

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Hi,

Try



Hope this helps.

Cheers.


Han Ming
 
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