CvsVersion

Description

This task allows to retrieve a CVS client and server version. Since Ant 1.6.1.

Parameters

Attribute Description Required
Attributes from parent Cvs task which are meaningful here
cvsRoot the CVSROOT variable. No
cvsRsh the CVS_RSH variable. No
dest directory containing the checked out version of the project No, default is project's basedir.
package the package/module to check out. No
port Port used by CVS to communicate with the server. No, default port 2401.
passfile Password file to read passwords from. No, default file ~/.cvspass.
failonerror Stop the build process if the command exits with a return code other than 0. Defaults to false No
Specific attributes
clientversionproperty Name of a property where the cvsclient version should be stored No
serverversionproperty Name of a property where the cvs server version should be stored No

Examples

  <cvsversion cvsRoot=":pserver:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:/home/cvspublic"

       passfile="/home/myself/.cvspass"
       serverversionproperty="apachecvsversion"
       clientversionproperty="localcvsversion"
  />

finds out the cvs client and server versions and stores the versions in the properties called apachecvsversion and localcvsversion

Source: Apache Ant