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From <Paul.Mac...@nokia.com>
Subject RE: # character causes problem parsing -lib paths
Date Wed, 19 Apr 2006 15:23:13 GMT
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.

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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