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From "Matthew Haynes" <m...@matthaynes.net>
Subject Re: Correct Task Behaviour
Date Tue, 16 Oct 2007 17:23:52 GMT
That's great, I had made the mistake of assuming that the setSomething
methods needed a String.

Does resolve other common types, DateFomat, int, etc ?

On 16/10/2007, Dominique Devienne <ddevienne@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 10/16/07, Matthew Haynes <matt@matthaynes.net> wrote:
> > I think my problem came from accepting the file attribute as a String
> and
> > then converting it to a file in my code.
>
> Yep. If you take a File, Ant does the resolution indeed, using it's
> own rule, which is relative to basedir, as others have indicated. When
> you do new File(filename), then filename, if relative, will be
> relative to the current directory, which may not be the same as
> basedir. --DD
>
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