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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Expansion in includes
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2000 12:29:06 GMT
Peter Donald <> wrote:

> Hmm - can for the life of me see the bug. Heres a little snippet
> showing that <include name="${pattern2}"/> isn't exapanded (as it
> matches a file with name ${pattern2})

Where do you define that property? ${foo} will expand to ${foo} if
there is no property named foo.

and then

>     <touch file="${fromdir}/$${pattern2}" />

Is $$ intended? Even if you'd define a property named pattern2, $$
would be the escape for $ and stop any pattern processing.


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