From: Brant Carter <brantcarter@ho...> - 2003-01-25 01:42:03
Klaus, there is a tool called Slingshot which with a bit of work will do
what you want. It will read your .sln files and generate nant compliant
.build files. You might also want to look at this article which provides a
different solution to the problem.
You probably want to generate the .build files from the .sln since that is
what the developers will be using. Note that Slingshot is part of the
>From: Klaus Hofmann <Klaus.Hofmann@...>
>Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 09:45:13 +0100
>Subject: [Nant-users] NAnt and Visual Studio.NET Projects
>we are developing a new product and use NAnt for the builds on our compile
>server. For each project we also use Visual Studio.NET project files,
>because we need them for debugging and other things.
>Now i am looking for a way to generate these Visual Studio.NET project
>from the NAnt build files or to generate NAnt build files and VS.NET
>files from a XML Meta Definition. Has anybody done some work in this area
>can you give me a hint for information.
>I know about Slingshot but thats not realy what i want. I want to use the
>NAnt build system for the master build on the compile server because we
>to integrate other usefull stuff: unit tests, documentation generation,
>additional checks for programming conventions, etc.
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I would like to use nant to do the cvs checkout of nantcontrib to my
I am new to Nant, so:
- do I still have to install a cvs client?
- Can someone supply a quick and dirty sample of the target I need?
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