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From Jose Alberto Fernandez <JFernan...@viquity.com>
Subject RE: [PATCH] Using System properties in <java>
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2000 22:48:15 GMT
Thanks Stefan,

Great improvements.

BTW, are you going to add my patch for properties
to allow specify a property value to be a filename:

 <property name="a" location="fileA.txt" />

will make a = ${basedir}/fileA.txt, with ${basedir} expanded.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@bost.de]
> Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2000 9:03 AM
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Using System properties in <java>
> 
> 
> I've just committed this patch with some minor modifications (JDK 1.1
> compatibility at one point ...) and one bigger one:
> 
> I've moved the responsibility of setting/resetting the system
> properties from Java to ExecuteJava so that other tasks that use
> ExecuteJava (not that I was aware of any) could benefit as well.
> 
> This patch has been committed to get the functionality into Ant 1.2 -
> the actual implementation may change after that as <sysproperty> is
> some kind of an command line argument as well and should be viewed in
> context with Vincent's ideas.
> 
> Stefan
> 

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