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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@ebinteractive.com.au>
Subject RE: using unjar with all caps packages
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2000 05:46:16 GMT
Doug,

exactly what is breaking? What operating system? What version of ant?

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Reed [mailto:dreed@1viewnetwork.com]
> Sent: Thursday, 2 November 2000 15:02
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: using unjar with all caps packages
>
>
> Hello,
> We're in the process of moving our build system into ant and an
> interesting
> problem
> has come up. Hopefully, others have seen this. For some reason, one of our
> third party
> vendors has decided on an all caps package name. Like,
> COM.whatever instead
> of com.whatever.
> Our old build system could cope with this, and we just imported this stuff
> as is. Ant is
> converting the all caps COM to lowercase, and this is breaking
> our existing
> code.
> Doing a straight jar -xvf on this jar file preserves the
> capitalization, so
> it seems to be
> an ant related issue. I've leafed through the docs and didn't see
> a mention
> of this.
> I've considered mucking with the Ant code to see what's going on and
> changing our source that
> imports this stuff. Does anyone have any thoughts on how to get Ant to
> preserve the capitalization
> of this package through configuration?
>
> Regards,
> Doug Reed
>
>


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