RE: [xep-support] quiet ant task

From: Dima Rogozin <>
Date: Mon Jan 17 2005 - 07:26:16 PST

>>> How quiet?
>> Real quiet.
>The question is serious. The logging facility either has to provide
>rigorious means to specify the level of logging, or should rely on an
>external filter. Choosing any single level of suppression usually turns
>out to be a problem for users, and a source of further complaint.

>That's why the Integration and Connectivity Kit includes the full
>source code for the Ant task, allowing to pass a different logger and
>customize it as much as a particular installation demands.
>On the other hand, Ant itself provides filtering capabilities for
>standard error output, which are powerful to satisfy the needs of
>filtering without burdening the code with arbirtrarily chosen options.

I agree with you.

If you want to stay generic you might consider implementing support for
<filterchain> nested tags in ant task. This way any filtering can be
achieved. So far I do not see other a way to filter output using pure ANT

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