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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Appending to the environment's classpath?
Date Tue, 14 Aug 2001 05:58:08 GMT
On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Denis Haskin <> wrote:

> I just discovered something else that I think may be in play
> here... it appears ant validates filenames and paths, and if they
> don't exist, silently removes them from any places they're
> referenced.

Ant does so and the JDK does so - at least >= JDK 1.3.

> It's sort of unnerving that it doesn't tell you that it's doing
> this, even with -verbose or -debug.

True - at least in the case where Ant drops the entries it should give
the user a clue.


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