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From Cynthia He <>
Subject RE: default value for property
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2001 18:41:34 GMT
Very simple indeed and it works!  Thanks.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mikko Kurki-Suonio []
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: default value for property

On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, Cynthia He wrote:

> I have a very frequently used property in my build.xml.   How can I
> determine if the user invoking ant has override it or not (since property
> does not support unless) so that I can proivide a default value in case
> user did not have a value for it?

Simple. Just set it. ANT properties can not be re-set (without some
trickery), so if it was set on command line, the <property> tag doesn't
really do anything.


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