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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [embed] few changes in xml processing
Date Tue, 15 Oct 2002 06:17:35 GMT
On Mon, 14 Oct 2002, Costin Manolache <> wrote:

> I think I found the real problem - Echo is calling 
> Project.replaceProperties() in addText(), but since properties
> are evaluated later this will fail.


[bodewig@bodewig jakarta-ant]$ cat > /tmp/echo.xml
<project default="foo">
  <target name="foo">
    <property name="bar" value="baz"/>
[bodewig@bodewig jakarta-ant]$ ant -f /tmp/echo.xml 
Buildfile: /tmp/echo.xml

     [echo] baz

Total time: 1 second

what is the problem?  This works with Ant 1.5.1 and CVS HEAD.

The problem is the load of tasks that do not expand properties
themselves - or taken the other way around, that IntrospectionHelper
hasn't done so to begin with.


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