B.63 ThrowTask

Extension of build in FailTask that can throw an exception that is given by a reference. This may be useful if you want to rethrow the exception that has been caught by a TryCatchTask in the <catch> block.

Table B.66: Attributes

NameTypeDescriptionDefaultRequired
refid String Id of the referenced exception.n/aNo

Note

In addition, all attributes of the FailTask are supported.

B.63.1 Example

<target name="tryCatchThrow">
    <trycatch property="foo" reference="bar">
        <try>
            <fail>Tada!</fail>
        </try>

        <catch>
            <echo>In <catch>.</echo>
        </catch>

        <finally>
            <echo>In <finally>.</echo>
        </finally>
    </trycatch>

    <echo>As property: ${foo}</echo>
    <property name="baz" refid="bar" />
    <echo>From reference: ${baz}</echo>

    <echo>Throw ...</echo>
    <throw refid="bar" />

</target>