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From "Ron J. Green, Jr." <>
Subject RE: <exec os="??">
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2000 22:35:34 GMT
Based upon my experience, the "" property is set to "Windows 2000",
"Windows NT", and "Linux" on the respective machines. The "os" attribute
passed to exec must match this exactly for it to work (e.g. os="Windows


-----Original Message-----
From: jmone@EBSDR.COM [mailto:jmone@EBSDR.COM]
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2000 4:30 PM
Subject: RE: <exec os="??">


Run ant using the -debug switch and look for the '' property to
determine the format of the OS option.

This only answers half of your question, as I am unsure how Ant makes the
ultimate determination of the OS name.  Perhaps someone else can come to the
rescue here?


-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Ferdig []
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2000 4:26 PM
To: Ant-User (E-mail)
Subject: <exec os="??">

does anyone know how ant determines the operating system?  and what is the
format of the options?  "windows", "solaris", "linux"?

Thanks for any information you can provide.


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