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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: variable resolution question
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2001 14:23:26 GMT
At 07:11 AM 6/13/01 -0700, John.Casey wrote:
>Is there a reason for Ant not resolving variables in
>attributes at the time it's ready to execute? 

It partially does with a few exceptions. it will be fully dynamic come Ant2.

>would make much more sense to me, since the values of
>those variables can change with the loading of
>properties within different targets.

Properties set via property tazsk are immutable and can not be reset once
set which is probably why you are seeing this behaviour.



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