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From "Erik Hatcher" <jakarta-...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: Can't get <exec> to work
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2001 20:36:08 GMT
Chris,

Yes, your explanation is correct.

    Erik

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris" <chris@ooc2000.com>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 1:23 PM
Subject: Re: Can't get <exec> to work


> I can dig it . . . the program I want isn't dir, the program is the shell
> (cmd), with a command line arg of dir. That makes sense.
>
> My guess is that while under Unix ls is an actual program, under DOS dir
> isn't a program - it's a shell command. So under Unix you wouldn't launch
> the shell. Right?
>
> Thanks Erik, & say hello to my friend Alex Chaffee at jGuru for me.
>
> - Chris
>
> At 10:22 AM 10/4/2001 -0700, you wrote:
> >I just promoted this to a FAQ at jGuru (it takes an hour or so for it to
> >appear as an FAQ), but here's a link to the forum entry:
> >
> >     http://www.jguru.com/forums/view.jsp?EID=503205
> >
> >(answer a few entries down)
>
>


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