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Subject cvs commit: jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks property.html
Date Fri, 19 Oct 2001 06:26:33 GMT
bodewig     01/10/18 23:26:33

  Modified:    docs/manual using.html
               docs/manual/CoreTasks property.html
  state that properties are case sensitive.
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.10      +1 -1      jakarta-ant/docs/manual/using.html
  Index: using.html
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-ant/docs/manual/using.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.9
  retrieving revision 1.10
  diff -u -r1.9 -r1.10
  --- using.html	2001/09/08 01:05:17	1.9
  +++ using.html	2001/10/19 06:26:33	1.10
  @@ -190,7 +190,7 @@
   <p>A project can have a set of properties. These might be set in the buildfile
   by the <a href="CoreTasks/property.html">property task</a>, or might be set
outside Ant. A
  -property has a name and a value. Properties may be used in the value of
  +property has a name and a value, the name is case sensitive. Properties may be used in
the value of
   task attributes. This is done by placing the property name between
   &quot;<code>${</code>&quot; and &quot;<code>}</code>&quot;
in the
   attribute value. For example,
  1.5       +6 -2      jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/property.html
  Index: property.html
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/property.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.4
  retrieving revision 1.5
  diff -u -r1.4 -r1.5
  --- property.html	2001/08/30 13:23:13	1.4
  +++ property.html	2001/10/19 06:26:33	1.5
  @@ -10,7 +10,7 @@
   <h2><a name="property">Property</a></h2>
   <p>Sets a property (by name and value), or set of properties (from file or
  -resource) in the project.</p>
  +resource) in the project.  Properties are case sensitive.</p>
   <p>When a property was set by the user, or was a property in a parent project
   (that started this project with the <a href="ant.html">ant task</a>), then
   property cannot be set, and will be ignored. This means that properties set
  @@ -90,7 +90,11 @@
   	allow access of environment variables through &quot;myenv.PATH&quot; and 
   	&quot;myenv.TERM&quot;. This functionality is currently only implemented 
       on select platforms. Feel free to send patches to increase the number of platforms
  -    this functionality is supported on ;)</td>
  +    this functionality is supported on ;).<br>
  +    Note also that properties are case sensitive, even if the
  +    environment variables on your operating system are not, e.g. it
  +    will be ${env.Path} not ${env.PATH} on Windows 2000.</td>
       <td valign="top">classpath</td> 

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