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Java - Ant tags/keywords

buildexception, buildexception, no, p4base, p4cmdopts, p4cmdopts, p4delete, p4view, p4view, simplep4outputhandler, simplep4outputhandler, string

The source code

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/** Checkout files for deletion.
 * Example Usage:<br>
 * <p4delete change="${p4.change}" view="//depot/project/foo.txt" /><br>
 * Simple re-write of P4Edit changing 'edit' to 'delete'.<br>
 * @todo What to do if file is already open in one of our changelists perhaps
 * (See also {@link P4Edit P4Edit})?<br>
 * @ant.task category="scm"
public class P4Delete extends P4Base {

    // CheckStyle:VisibilityModifier OFF - bc
     * number of the change list to work on
    public String change = null;
    // CheckStyle:VisibilityModifier ON

     * An existing changelist number for the deletion; optional
     * but strongly recommended.
     * @param change the number of a change list
    public void setChange(String change) {
        this.change = change;

     * executes the p4 delete task
     * @throws BuildException if there is no view specified
    public void execute() throws BuildException {
        if (change != null) {
            P4CmdOpts = "-c " + change;
        if (P4View == null) {
            throw new BuildException("No view specified to delete");
        execP4Command("-s delete " + P4CmdOpts + " " + P4View, new SimpleP4OutputHandler(this));

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