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From "Ramu Sethu" <sra...@yahoo.co.in>
Subject Re: Need documentation change for if / unless
Date Sun, 03 Feb 2008 15:54:37 GMT
I got confused with this behavior. But figured out my mistake when googled
for some examples

On Feb 2, 2008 8:45 PM, Dean Schulze <dean_w_schulze@yahoo.com> wrote:

>
> I filed this bug regarding the use of the if and unless attributes of
> <target>:
>
> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=44315
>
> Matt Benson pointed out that the problem is that you don't use the ${}
> notation when naming a property in an if or unless attribute.  This is
> confusing because everywhere else in Ant when you reference a property you
> use the ${} notation.
>
> The documentation for Targets doesn't mention this:
>
> http://ant.apache.org/manual/using.html#targets
>
> The fact that you don't use ${} notation for the if / unless attributes
> needs be made explicit in the documentation.
>
> Are there any other places where you use a property without using the ${}
> notation?  If so these also need to be made explicit.  If the if / unless
> attributes are the only place where this applies that should also be noted
> in the documentation for if / unless.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Dean
>
>
>
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Thank you
Ramu S

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