ESA Ant Task

This ant taskdef will help you to generate the Enterprise Subsystem Archive (*.esa) bundles, this could be used in traditional ant taskdef way in to the existing ant build scripts.

Getting Started

Check out Aries project and from esa-ant-task project run mvn clean install, add the generated jar from the target directory to your ant classpath e.g. ~/.ant/lib , or $ANT_HOME/lib etc.,

The following example shows how this task could be integrated into an existing ant build script,

 <project name="An ant example for esa-ant" default="default">

           <description>
                        A simple build file to demonstrate the use of esa-ant task
             </description>

            <taskdef name="esa" classname="org.apache.aries.ant.taskdefs.EsaTask" />

                <target name="default" description="builds esa with supplied SUBSYSTEM.MF">
                    <esa destfile="demo.esa" symbolicname="test-esa" manifest="${basedir}/SUBSYSTEM.MF">
                        <fileset dir="/tmp/esa-ant-demo">
                            <include name="*.jar" />
                        </fileset>
                    </esa>
            </target>

            <target name="default2" description="generates the SUSBYSTEM.MF based on esa contents">
                    <esa destfile="demo2.esa" symbolicname="test-esa" generatemanifest="true">
                        <fileset dir="/tmp/esa-ant-demo">
                            <include name="*.jar" />
                        </fileset>
                    </esa>
            </target>

 </project>