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From Anuj Agrawal <agra...@lucent.com>
Subject Re: Obtaining properties
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2001 17:21:04 GMT
Did you try:

<property name="tempMain" value="${project}.run.main" />
<property name="main" value="${tempMain}" />

??
Anuj.

"Hayes, Peter" wrote:

> I would like to obtain a property by using another property to get it.
>
> I have a prop file like this
> ---------------------
> proj1.run.main = com.xxx.Project1
> proj2.run.main = com.xxx.Project2
> ---------------------
>
> In my build.xml I would like to figure out which project to run based on a
> passed in property.  (-Dproject=proj1)
>
> So in my target would be something like
>
> <property name="main" value="${project}.run.main" />
>
> But instead of main being set to the string "proj1.run.main" I would like to
> 'dereference' that so it would get the previously set value
> ('com.xxx.Project1')


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