Apache Ant plugin
Use the Ant plugin during deployments to automate Ant tasks defined in a build.xml file.
Apache Ant is a Java-based build tool. It is typically used to build Java applications but can also be used to build C or C++ applications. With Ant, the build process and its dependencies are described with XML.
To use the plugin's steps, open the process designer and navigate to Build > Build Tools > Ant in the Tools pane.
This plugin has the Execute an Ant Script step for you to add to your processes.
For information about Ant, see http://ant.apache.org/.
Execute an Ant Script step
Use this step to executes an Ant script.
The following table describes the step's properties:
|Ant Script File||The name of the Ant script file.|
|ANT_HOME||The path to the Ant installation to execute the Ant script. By default, the step uses the agent’s ANT_HOME environment variable. This refers to the path up to (but not including) the bin folder.|
|JAVA_HOME||The path to the Java installation to execute Ant. By default, the agent’s JAVA_HOME environment variable is used.|
|Targets||(Optional) The names of the targets to run in the Ant script file. If left empty, the default target is run.|
|Properties||(Optional) The properties passed to Ant. The properties
are made available by name in the Ant script. This is supplied as a
newline-separated list in the format
|Ant Properties||(Optional) Ant-specific arguments. For example,
|JVM Properties||(Optional) JVM-specific arguments. For example,
|Script Content||(Optional) The content of the Ant script. The value provided here is written to the Ant Script File, and then executed.|