About Vassili Dzuba's <if> tag

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 24 10:24:20 PDT 2003


>From what I read when the conditional discussion took place a while ago, the 
<if> tag patch wouldn't work properly due to IPC related issues?

Is this patch still valid then or there for historical value?

And about this example:

<if test="0">
<then><execute command="echo this should be executed." /></then>
<else><execute command="echo this should not be executed." /></else>

Does this apply to the return value of the previous command that was run?


<if test="0">
<then><execute command="echo make ran properply"/></then>
<else><execute command="echo make failed"/></then>

Would the else ever be reached? If <make/> fails doesn't nALFS simply stop 
executing anyways? I don't see an option in .nALFSrc to override this and 
continue when an error occured.

Gerard Beekmans

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