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From dave young <dyo...@bsis.com.au>
Subject Re: expanding a path
Date Mon, 30 Jul 2001 07:04:38 GMT
Peter,

that does work!! easy when you know how ;-)

thanks very much, and surprisingly simple.

regards,

dave young.
> 
> On Mon, 30 Jul 2001 16:44, dave young wrote:
> > We have a situation where we would like to pass an expanded version of a
> > path, defined with a <path id="xx"> tag to another task.
> 
> <path id="foo">
>  ...
> </path>
> 
> <property name="expanded.foo" refid="foo"/>
> 
> >In our case we
> > are using some third party executable to run a java program for some
> > reason (purify), so we'd like to use the <exec> task and pass the
> > classpath through within an <arg> construct to the command to be run.
> >
> > Is this possible without writing our own custom task to invoke the
> > executable?
> 
> It should be possible to do. See if bove works .. if not come back to us ;)
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Pete
> 
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