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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Overriding property values in Ant
Date Tue, 05 Dec 2000 08:14:42 GMT
Ryan Houlgate <> wrote:

> Is there any way to get ant to understand that the values are only
> in the context of the current build file?

Depending on your needs, it's a bug or a feature of Ant 1.x that
properties cannot be overridden by <property> - for you it is a
bug. Ant 2 - which is still in the specification stage - will change

See <>
for a way to change the value of a property (without using <property>)
in Ant right now.


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