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From Scott Goldstein <>
Subject Accessing properties in Script Task
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2001 16:17:25 GMT
After finding a .jar file conflict, I finally got the script task to work 
using javascript.

However, I'm having problems getting and setting system properties.

First, I'm trying to get properties using System.getProperty().  I can 
successfully get the "user.dir" property, but I can't get the "basedir" 
property.  In addition, I can't get any properties that I set within the same 

Secondly, I can't set a property for later access.  I would like to call 
System.setProperty("key", value) to set a property for later use inside 
another target.  But, when I try to echo a message with the property using the 
syntax ${key}, I get a message that the property has not been set.

Is this improper use of the script tag?  Has anyone else been able to do this?

Thanks for the help.


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