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From Graham Leggett <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: Ant v1.7 and pathnames with spaces
Date Wed, 14 Feb 2007 20:00:06 GMT
Steve Loughran wrote:
> Graham Leggett wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I am trying to build an ant build script capable of calling the cl.exe
>> compiler from Visual Studio to compile some c++ code.
>>
>> When called from the command line, the parameter:
>>
>>   -I"c:\Program Files\somewhere\include"
>>
>> is resolved correctly.
>>
>> From within ant, the parameter:
>>
>>   <arg value="-I&quot;c:\Program Files\somewhere\include&quot;" />
>>
>> Doesn't work, the quotes get stripped out and cl.exe complains about the
>> following unknown file:
>>
>>   Files\somewhere\include
>>
>> Is the XML &quot; sequence the correct way of specifying quotes, or is
>> there some other mechanism that should be used?
>>
>> I am trying to determine whether ant v1.7 is broken, or whether I am 
>> doing
>> something wrong.
> 
> do a -verbose run and see what is being passed down

That's what I did do - which is how I could see the quotes were being 
stripped.

Regards,
Graham
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