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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 47365] Allow prefix for command line arguments
Date Sat, 13 Jun 2009 14:43:46 GMT

--- Comment #3 from Martin von Gagern <>  2009-06-13 07:43:44
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(In reply to comment #2)
> In your example, you sometimes omit the =, and sometimes not, to yield a single
> =, so I suspect you meant to write suffix="--exclude-from=", no?

You are right, that was my intention. Thanks for noticing.

> Regarding prefix="--filter=.- ", note that by default the space is preserved,
> because there's no Ant official DTD, but if somehow one does run with a DTD,
> and the attribute is not of declared type CDATA, then white-space normalization
> [...] would remove the trailing space.

Sounds like a rather obscure scenario. The only non-CDATA type I can fathom
would make any sense in this respect would be an Enumeration, in which case all
valid values must be Nmtokens in any case, so it cannot possibly end in a

> Otherwise I like this feature. I've wished for it myself in the past, without
> actually implementing it (partly because I used Ant-Contrib's CppTask). --DD

Happy to hear that. Let's hope this makes it into ant soon. Care to vote? :-D

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