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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject RE: another expansion inconsistency?
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2000 04:15:07 GMT
David,

No real inconsistency here. The property hasn't changed but the javac task
has resolved the destination directory to its absolute location.

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Conor MacNeill
conor@cortexebusiness.com.au
Cortex eBusiness
http://www.cortexebusiness.com.au


--
Conor MacNeill
conor@cortexebusiness.com.au
Cortex eBusiness
http://www.cortexebusiness.com.au

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Weller [mailto:dgweller@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 8 August 2000 13:31
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: another expansion inconsistency?
>
>
> Once again, the Confused One is posting a plea for help :-)
>
> Here's a target:
>   <target name="common" depends="init">
>   	<echo message="Compiling java files in the _common_
> dir...${TS_BASE}\common"/>
>     <javac srcdir="${TS_BASE}\common" destdir="${TS_BASE}\common"
>            classpath="${classpath}"/>
>   </target>
>
> Here's what the results say when Ant is run:
> common:
> Compiling java files in the _common_ dir...com\teachscape\common
>     [javac] Compiling 47 source files to C:\ant_test\com\teachscape\common
>
> BUILD SUCCESSFUL
>
> Um, how did the expression "${TS_BASE}\common" change from one
> task (echo) to
> the next (javac)?  I don't understand this one...
>
>
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