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From "Nico Seessle" <n...@apache.org>
Subject Re: questions about <property file="">
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2001 22:58:45 GMT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Son of Mojo JoJo" <neologic@jabberwock.wonderland.com>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2001 12:41 AM
Subject: questions about <property file="">


> essentially, id like to set an environment variable and a few variables
based on
> this
>
> heres what i have in the file:
>
> environment=myenv
> built=${MYENV.targetroot}
> src=${MYENV.srcroot}
>
> srcroot and tragetroot are set in the shell before any builds are run
>
> can anyone explain to me what is not working with this and how i can
remedy the
> problem"?
>

No, I can just suggest the "right" way to do that :-)

<property environment="MYENV"/>
<property name="built" value="${MYENV.targetroot}"/>
<property name="src" value="${MYENV.srcroot}"/>

<property file="..:"/> is only meant to read "static" definitions from the
property file.

Nico



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