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From philippe.lav...@cactus.ca
Subject RE: Accessing System environment variables.
Date Sat, 03 Mar 2001 00:47:11 GMT
I'll be denying myself :)

I was still pointing to a 1.2 doc.

-----Original Message-----
From: philippe.lavoie@cactus.ca [mailto:philippe.lavoie@cactus.ca]
Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 7:23 PM
To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
Subject: RE: Accessing System environment variables.


Hmmm... it seems there is no mention of an environment attribute in the 1.3
docs (binary release).

Can someone else confirm or deny this ?

Thanks

Phil

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Donald [mailto:donaldp@apache.org]
Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 7:11 PM
To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
Cc: Ant-User
Subject: Re: Accessing System environment variables.


At 10:56  2/3/01 -0000, Stefán F. Stefánsson wrote:
>Sorry for the repost but I'm afraid that some people might have been
>scared off with the subject of the other one (was 'Running
>EmbeddedTomcat through ant doesn't work').
>
>The basic question is if there is a way to access system variables (like
>JAVA_HOME) from the ant buildfile.  I need to get JAVA_HOME so I can
>find where 'tools.jar' resides so I can start tomcat.

Have a look at property task (specifically the environment attribute) in
the docs which should help you ;)

Cheers,

Pete

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