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Grunt Cookbook by Jurie-Jan Botha

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Checking for the successful execution of other tasks

Due to it being detrimental to the reusability of a task, it's not at all common to have tasks depending on one another, due to it being detrimental to the reusability of a task. If tasks are so tightly coupled that they can't run independently, it should strongly be considered to combine them into a single task.

That being said, there are always exceptions, and Grunt provides for this by way of the grunt.task.requires function. When called, this function will check whether the task with the specified name has been successfully executed. If it finds that this is not the case, it will fail the current task.

Getting ready

In this example, we'll work with the basic project structure we created in ...

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