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From KC Baltz <KBa...@responsenetworks.com>
Subject RE: Property not evaluated in project "basedir" attribute
Date Tue, 12 Dec 2000 16:42:43 GMT
I think I remember reading that property expansion does not take place in
<project> or <target>.

K.C.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: DONNIE HALE [mailto:DHALE@longaberger.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2000 11:13 AM
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Property not evaluated in project "basedir" attribute
> 
> 
> ** High Priority **
> 
> In my ant command line, I'm setting a property via 
> "-dBLDROOT=$BLDROOT" (Korn shell). The project element in the 
> build file attempts to set basedir using
> 'basedir="${BLDROOT}". When I run the script, I eventually 
> get a "BUILD FAILED" error with other messages that the 
> "${BLDROOT}" (unexpanded) directory doesn't exist. If I run 
> with the "-verbose" switch, I see that a "ro" property is 
> getting set with the correct value. But apparently it's not 
> being used to expand the project element's basedir attribute.
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Donnie
> 

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