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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Calling sub projects from buildfile
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2001 09:17:54 GMT
On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Johan Adelöw <>

> This is all fine, but if someone then wants to debug compile we use
> a property debug withe the -D option on the command line call. When
> I use the inheritAll="false" alternative this property wont either
> be inherited ofcourse.

<property name="debug" value="whatever-is-your-default-value" />


<ant inheritall="false" ...>
  <property name="debug" value="${debug}" />

The -Ddebug=xyz will override the value defined with the property task
in the build file and the nested property element will pass this value
further down.


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