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From Diane Holt <>
Subject Re: Environment variable before executable
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2001 16:44:36 GMT
--- Albertus Vermeulen <> wrote:
> I would like to execute a system command, but I want to add an
> environment variable before the executable name (note it has to be in
> front of the executable). For example:
> OSAGENT_PORT=20000 vbj myClass
> I can't seem to find a way of using the exec task to achieve this.
> Making use of the <env> tag also does not solve my problem. Am I
> missing something in using the exec task ? Is there some other way
> for me to possibly achieve this ?

This works for me:
  <target name="foobar">
    <exec executable="sh">
      <arg line="-c 'FOOBAR=foobar ; echo $$FOOBAR'"/>



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