P4Delete (Apache Ant API)

Class P4Delete










public class P4Delete
extends P4Base

Checkout files for deletion. Example Usage:
<p4delete change="${p4.change}" view="//depot/project/foo.txt" />
Simple re-write of P4Edit changing 'edit' to 'delete'.

Mike Roberts, Les Hughes
To do:
What to do if file is already open in one of our changelists perhaps (See also P4Edit)?

Field Summary
 java.lang.String change
Fields inherited from class org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.optional.perforce.P4Base
failOnError, P4Client, P4CmdOpts, P4Opts, P4Port, P4User, P4View, shell, util
Fields inherited from class org.apache.tools.ant.Task
description, location, target, taskName, taskType, wrapper
Fields inherited from class org.apache.tools.ant.ProjectComponent
Constructor Summary
Method Summary
 void execute()
          Called by the project to let the task do its work.
 void setChange(java.lang.String change)
          An existing changelist number for the deletion; optional but strongly recommended.
Methods inherited from class org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.optional.perforce.P4Base
execP4Command, execP4Command, init, setClient, setCmdopts, setFailonerror, setPort, setUser, setView
Methods inherited from class org.apache.tools.ant.Task
getDescription, getLocation, getOwningTarget, getRuntimeConfigurableWrapper, getTaskName, handleErrorOutput, handleOutput, isInvalid, log, log, maybeConfigure, perform, setDescription, setLocation, setOwningTarget, setRuntimeConfigurableWrapper, setTaskName
Methods inherited from class org.apache.tools.ant.ProjectComponent
getProject, setProject
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Field Detail


public java.lang.String change
Constructor Detail


public P4Delete()
Method Detail


public void setChange(java.lang.String change)
An existing changelist number for the deletion; optional but strongly recommended.


public void execute()
             throws BuildException
Description copied from class: Task
Called by the project to let the task do its work. This method may be called more than once, if the task is invoked more than once. For example, if target1 and target2 both depend on target3, then running "ant target1 target2" will run all tasks in target3 twice.

execute in class Task
BuildException - if something goes wrong with the build

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