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From "Larry V. Streepy, Jr." <>
Subject Re: exec task args
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2001 00:23:45 GMT
If you're defining both some.path and some.value using -D flags to ant,
then what you wrote should work fine.  Can you be a little more detailed
on what you want to accomplish?

Ruby John wrote:
> How do I get property or path variables to be expanded  when passing
> arguments to a <exec> task?
> Seems it is being passed as a literal.
> I am giving these as "-D" parameters to ant trying to pass them on to
> another program.
> Thanks for your help.
>     <exec dir="." executable="some.exe">
>       <arg path="${some.path}"/>
>       <arg value="${some.value}"/>
>     </exec>

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