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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@m64.com>
Subject RE: Classpath issues
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2000 14:17:38 GMT
David,

It is there now. You can try

    <target name="exectest">
        <exec command="exectest.bat" dir=".">
          <env key="ANT_TEST" path="../test:../test2"/>
        </exec>
    </target>

to set the ANT_TEST environment variable to a classpath.

Conor


> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Forslund [mailto:dwf@lanl.gov]
> Sent: Tuesday, 25 July 2000 12:33
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Classpath issues
>
>
> This sounds great, but I can't see in the documentation as to how to
> utilize the Environment class.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dave
> At 11:59 AM 7/25/00 +1000, you wrote:
> >I made a little change regarding this but I haven't committed it yet. I
> >simply added a setPath method to the Environment.Variable class
> so that you
> >could pass a patform specific path (classpath) from a
> platform-independent
> >build file.
> >
> >--
> >Conor MacNeill
> >conor@cortexebusiness.com.au
> >Cortex eBusiness
> >http://www.cortexebusiness.com.au
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: David Forslund [mailto:dwf@lanl.gov]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, 25 July 2000 6:57
> > > To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> > > Subject: Classpath issues
> > >
> > >
> > > I want to use a classpath from ant and send it on as a argument of a
> > > separate program that is being executed.
> > > It could be set as an environment variable for that task (under
> > > exec), but
> > > I don't see how to set an environment variable for an exec task.  The
> > > problem is that I can build up a classpath, but it will have "\"
> > > and "/" in
> > > it.  When the
> > > task is executed by ant, all the "\" are removed (I guess
> they are simply
> > > taken as passing the next literal through).  As a result the classpath
> > > argument is completely incorrect and my application fails.   How
> > > can I get
> > > Ant to pass
> > > through the classpath literally (or better, make sure that it
> has proper
> > > classpath syntax).  The <classpath /> item doesn't work in this case
> > > because it isn't an explicit argument of the exec task.
> > >
> > > Any suggestions as to how to do this correctly, would be greatly
> > > appreciated.
> > >
> > > David W. Forslund                               dwf@lanl.gov
> > > Advanced Computing Laboratory           http://www.acl.lanl.gov/~dwf
> > > Los Alamos National Laboratory          Los Alamos, NM 87545
> > > 505-665-1907                                    FAX: 505-665-4939
> > >
> > >
>
>


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