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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@m64.com>
Subject RE: <arg>
Date Mon, 14 Aug 2000 13:57:21 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David W Forslund [mailto:dwf@lanl.gov]
> Sent: Monday, 14 August 2000 23:54
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: <arg>
>
>
> Why can't one obtain the PATH variable (or others) that ant has and
> optionally add to that environment for a exec task?  Can this be
> done portably?
>

David,

Java itself does not make the current path available. Perhaps it is too
platform-specific a concept. For ant to "know" the value of the system path,
it would need to be told explicitly.

Conor


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