Tasks Options

Tasks dialog

It is possible to have a command executed before/after an eiffel compilation. Tasks have these properties:

  • Command: command to execute
  • Description: an optional description about the external
  • Working directory: an optional working directory, if nothing is specified, the path to the configuration file will be used
  • Must succeed: does the task have to finish successful for the compilation to continue?
  • Condition: allows the same configuration with tasks to work in different situations (e.g. windows and unix) (see conditions )



Execute a command and pause until user presses a key

Sample: cmd /c "dir && pause"


Execute a command and pause for 10 seconds

Sample: bash -c "ls;sleep 10"