Simple Ant Example – clean, prepare, and compile tasks

ant-clean-prepare-and-compile-tasks

ant-clean-prepare-and-compile-tasks

Sample Ant clean, prepare, and compile tasks

<target name=”clean”>
<echo>=== CLEAN ===</echo>
<delete failonerror=”false”>
<fileset dir=”${dest.dir}” includes=”**/*”/>
</delete>
<delete dir=”${temp.dir}” />
</target>

<target name=”prepare” depends=”clean”>
<echo>=== PREPARE ===</echo>
<mkdir dir=”${dest.dir}” />
<mkdir dir=”${temp.dir}” />
<mkdir dir=”${temp.dir.lib}” />
<mkdir dir=”${temp.dir.meta-inf}” />
<mkdir dir=”${temp.dir.web-inf}” />
<mkdir dir=”${temp.dir.classes}” />
</target>

<target name=”compile” depends=”prepare”>
<echo>=== COMPILE ===</echo>
<echo>Compiling ${src.dir} files …</echo>
<javac debug=”on” srcdir=”${src.dir}” destdir=”${temp.dir.classes}” includes=”**/*”>
<classpath refid=”build.class.path” />
</javac>

<!– compile files on the src-tests path –>
<echo>Compiling ${src.tests.dir} files …</echo>
<javac debug=”on” srcdir=”${src.tests.dir}” destdir=”${temp.dir.classes}” includes=”com/**”>
<classpath refid=”build.class.path” />
</javac>
</target>