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Java - Ant tags/keywords

a, antclassloader, buildexception, buildexception, class, object, reflection, string, string, weblogic, weblogic, wl_rmi_skel_suffix, wl_rmi_stub_suffix, wl_rmi_stub_suffix, wlrmic

The source code

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import java.lang.reflect.Method;

 * The implementation of the rmic for WebLogic
 * @since Ant 1.4
public class WLRmic extends DefaultRmicAdapter {
    /** The classname of the weblogic rmic */
    public static final String WLRMIC_CLASSNAME = "weblogic.rmic";
     * the name of this adapter for users to select
    public static final String COMPILER_NAME = "weblogic";

    /** The error string to use if not able to find the weblogic rmic */
    public static final String ERROR_NO_WLRMIC_ON_CLASSPATH =
        "Cannot use WebLogic rmic, as it is not "
        + "available.  A common solution is to "
        + "set the environment variable "
        + "CLASSPATH.";

    /** The error string to use if not able to start the weblogic rmic */
    public static final String ERROR_WLRMIC_FAILED = "Error starting WebLogic rmic: ";
    /** The stub suffix */
    public static final String WL_RMI_STUB_SUFFIX = "_WLStub";
    /** The skeleton suffix */
    public static final String WL_RMI_SKEL_SUFFIX = "_WLSkel";

     * Carry out the rmic compilation.
     * @return true if the compilation succeeded
     * @throws  BuildException on error
    public boolean execute() throws BuildException {
        getRmic().log("Using WebLogic rmic", Project.MSG_VERBOSE);
        Commandline cmd = setupRmicCommand(new String[] {"-noexit"});

        AntClassLoader loader = null;
        try {
            // Create an instance of the rmic
            Class c = null;
            if (getRmic().getClasspath() == null) {
                c = Class.forName(WLRMIC_CLASSNAME);
            } else {
                    = getRmic().getProject().createClassLoader(getRmic().getClasspath());
                c = Class.forName(WLRMIC_CLASSNAME, true, loader);
            Method doRmic = c.getMethod("main",
                                        new Class [] {String[].class});
            doRmic.invoke(null, new Object[] {cmd.getArguments()});
            return true;
        } catch (ClassNotFoundException ex) {
            throw new BuildException(ERROR_NO_WLRMIC_ON_CLASSPATH, getRmic().getLocation());
        } catch (Exception ex) {
            if (ex instanceof BuildException) {
                throw (BuildException) ex;
            } else {
                throw new BuildException(ERROR_WLRMIC_FAILED, ex,
        } finally {
            if (loader != null) {

     * Get the suffix for the rmic stub classes
     * @return the stub suffix
    public String getStubClassSuffix() {
        return WL_RMI_STUB_SUFFIX;

     * Get the suffix for the rmic skeleton classes
     * @return the skeleton suffix
    public String getSkelClassSuffix() {
        return WL_RMI_SKEL_SUFFIX;

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