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From "James Cook" <jimc...@iname.com>
Subject Re: How to include a variable in !ENTITY tag?
Date Mon, 16 Apr 2001 18:21:04 GMT
I am using the entity tag in my scripts, but I use realtive paths to get to the
include file.

<!DOCTYPE project [ <!ENTITY setup SYSTEM "../setup.xml"> %setup;]>

jim

----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Kee" <keith@netsco.com>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 2:10 PM
Subject: RE: How to include a variable in !ENTITY tag?


> It there any other way to include an external file beside using the ENTITY
> tag from SGML context?
>
> - keith
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: KC Baltz [mailto:KBaltz@responsenetworks.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 2:03 PM
> To: 'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> Subject: RE: How to include a variable in !ENTITY tag?
>
>
> This is almost certainly impossible, as properties/variables are a feature
> of Ant, while !DOCTYPE and !ENTITY are features of XML that get resolved
> before Ant gets to see them.
>
> K.C.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Keith Kee [mailto:keith@netsco.com]
> > Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 12:23 PM
> > To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: How to include a variable in !ENTITY tag?
> >
> >
> > Hi:
> >   I am new to ant, and is thinking of migrating from GNUMake
> > environment. It
> > looks like it is possible to migrating from the current
> > GNUmake environment
> > except one major problem: I cannot specify an environment
> > variable to the
> > ENTITY tag like this.
> >   <!DOCTYPE project [
> >       <!ENTITY include SYSTEM "${CONFIG_DIR}/common.xml">
> >   ]>
> >
> >   Can somebody point out if this is possible, or if there is a viable
> > workaround? I search the mailing archive and FAQ with no avail.
> >
> > TIA,
> > keith
> >
>
>
>


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