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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: # character causes problem parsing -lib paths
Date Wed, 19 Apr 2006 15:27:46 GMT
--- Paul.Mackay@nokia.com wrote:

> Hi Peter,
> 
>  >I have made a change to ant SVN to fix this.
> 
> So if I wanted to get a version of Ant with it fixed
> I could check it
> out from SVN? 
> 
> Is there any bug fix release schedule for Ant? I'm
> wondering because
> there has not been a new release for some time.

We have recently begun discussing a release of Ant
1.7.  Any user who wants to try out SVN HEAD, or a
release candidate when one is available, would only be
protecting his own future productivity by aiding the
effort of testing Ant in the wild.

-Matt
> 
> cheers
> 
> paul
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: ext Peter Reilly
> [mailto:peter.kitt.reilly@gmail.com] 
> >Sent: 19 April 2006 03:52
> >To: Ant Developers List
> >Subject: Re: # character causes problem parsing
> -lib paths
> >
> >I have just checked.
> >This is a problem - the ant launcher code does some
> conversion 
> >of file names to URLs. The '#' character is not
> converted The 
> >only work-around (at the moment) is to use symbolic
> links.
> >I have made a change to ant SVN to fix this.
> >
> >Peter
> >
> >On 4/19/06, Paul.Mackay@nokia.com
> <Paul.Mackay@nokia.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I have found that if I specify a -lib option with
> a path 
> >that contains 
> >> a hash "#" character, it cannot find the
> libraries. Without the # 
> >> character in the path they can be picked up fine.
> >>
> >> This is not easily avoided in our environment, as
> we use Synergy for 
> >> SCM, which defaults to using # in the path when
> checking out 
> >projects.
> >> This can be changed, but that is not desirable.
> >>
> >> Is this a known bug? Does anyone know of any
> workarounds?
> >>
> >> Many thanks
> >>
> >> paul
> >>
> >>
> >
> 
>
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