Exits the current build (just throwing a BuildException), optionally printing additional information.
The message of the Exception can be set via the message attribute or character data nested into the element.
|message||A message giving further information on why the build exited||No|
|if||Only fail if a property of the given name exists in the current project||No|
|unless||Only fail if a property of the given name doesn't exist in the current project||No|
will exit the current build with no further information given.
BUILD FAILED build.xml:4: No message
<fail message="Something wrong here."/>
will exit the current build and print something like the following to wherever your output goes:
BUILD FAILED build.xml:4: Something wrong here.
<fail>Something wrong here.</fail>
will give the same result as above.
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