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From "Keith Kee" <ke...@netsco.com>
Subject RE: How to include a variable in !ENTITY tag?
Date Mon, 14 May 2001 20:08:43 GMT
That is good idea.

Thanks,
keith

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Hewitt [mailto:MHewitt@Armature.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 11, 2001 11:40 AM
> To: 'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> Subject: RE: How to include a variable in !ENTITY tag?
> 
> 
> Hmmm ... You could have something create a DTD with a set of
> entities whose values are set according to your local environment,
> then you could instantiate that via a reference.  Of course, you
> would need to know where this file is too...
> 
> Or, you could use XSLT to transform your XML build files using
> the local environment before you let ant see them.
> 
> OK, - I think I'm telling you there are only comedy solutions,
> though XSLT has some possibilities...Hmmm...
> 
> #!/mjh
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Keith Kee [mailto:keith@netsco.com]
> Sent: 16 April 2001 17:23
> 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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