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Subject RE: Re: questions about <property file="">
Date Tue, 10 Apr 2001 13:14:13 GMT
I would say that there's alot of value in what neologic is trying to 
do...if this feature doesn't work the way he outlined, maybe it 


-----Original Message-----
From: nico []
Sent: Monday, April 09, 2001 5:59 PM
To: ant-user
Cc: nico
Subject: Re: questions about <property file="">

----- Original Message -----
From: "Son of Mojo JoJo" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2001 12:41 AM
Subject: questions about <property file="">

> essentially, id like to set an environment variable and a few 
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 
property file.


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