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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Environment handling "bug"
Date Thu, 10 May 2001 23:42:26 GMT
At 07:21  10/5/01 -0400, David Corbin wrote:
>e ran across a rather odd problem.  It's not a bug REALLY, but Ant
>could do a slightly better job of handling it.  For reasons unknown, on
>one particular WinME machine (the only one in use in our system - the
>others are Linux or Win2K), the environment looks something like this:
>
>a=b
>c=d
>xxxxxxxxxx
>e=f
>g=h
>i=j
>
>When ant is run on this machine we get an exception that strongly
>indicates it is because of this odd line in the environment  (sorry, I
>don't have the details handy, but I can get them if desired).  It seems
>like at the least, ant
>could silently ignore the xxxx line and move on...

Which version of ant is this ... IIRC I checked in a patch that *should*
fix this. (Namely when values of environment properties have a \n character
in them).

Cheers,

Pete

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