Provide "nice-ness" to the current thread and/or query the current value.


Attribute Description Required
currentpriority the name of the property whose value should be set to the current "nice-ness" level. No
newpriority the value to which the "nice-ness" level should be set. Must be a valid Java Thread priority. No


   <nice newpriority="10"/>

Set the Thread priority to 10.

<nice currentpriority="priority"/>

Store the current Thread priority in the user property "priority".

   <nice currentpriority="currentpriority" newpriority="1"/>

Set the current Thread priority to 1, storing the original priority in the user property "currentpriority". This can be used to set the priority back to its original value later.

Source: Apache Ant