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From "Erik Hatcher" <jakarta-...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: <property file=... problem
Date Tue, 19 Feb 2002 18:40:02 GMT
Yikes!  The things we do to work around our own design..... *egads*   :)


----- Original Message -----
From: "Magesh Umasankar" <umagesh@apache.org>
To: "Ant Users List" <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 1:28 PM
Subject: Re: <property file=... problem


> From: "Lev Zak" <lev.zak@schema.com>
>
>
> > I use ANT 1.4.1 on Windows 2000.
> > I need to compare two properties (build number) that I take from a two
> > different build.properties file.
> > I have two installation in the different directory (d:/app1 and d:/app2)
> and
> > I would like to compare if this is the same build. For this I have a
sign
> of
> > build number into the build.properties file under buildNumber key (e.g.
> > buildNumber=200202031611).
> > The part of build.xml target is a following:
> >
> > <target name="compare_build_number">
> >     <property name="build.prop.1" value="d:/app1/build.properties"/>
> >     <property name="build.prop.2" value="d:/app2/build.properties"/>
> >     <property file="${build.prop.1}"/>
> >     <property name="app1_ver" value="${buildNumber}"/>
> >     <property file="${build.prop.2}"/>
> >     <condition property="it_is_the_same_build">
> >         <equals arg1="${app1_ver"}" arg2="${buildNumber}"/>
> >     </condition>
> > . . .
> >
> > I expected two defined values, app1_ver is a buildNumber of first
> > application (d:/app1/build.properties) and buildNumber is a buildNumber
of
> > second application (d:/app2/build.properties), before a <condition> task
> and
> > I could to compare this values. But it is not happened.  The second
> > "<property file=" does not work. I tried to separate this target to two
> > different targets which use "<property file=" each one. It was not
helped.
> I
> > tried to use "<property resource=" instead of "<property file=". It was
> not
> > helped.
> > What is wrong in my build.xml?
> > What I missed?
> > And what is the difference between <property resource=" and "<property
> > file=" ?
>
> Here is a workaround for your situation:
>
>     <property name="build.prop.1" value="d:/temp/app1/build.properties"/>
>     <property name="build.prop.2" value="d:/temp/app2/build.properties"/>
>     <replace file="${build.prop.1}" value="buildNumber.1">
>       <replacefilter token="buildNumber"/>
>     </replace>
>     <property file="${build.prop.1}"/>
>     <property file="${build.prop.2}"/>
>     <condition property="it_is_the_same_build">
>         <equals arg1="${buildNumber.1}" arg2="${buildNumber}"/>
>     </condition>
>     <replace file="${build.prop.1}" value="buildNumber">
>       <replacefilter token="buildNumber.1"/>
>     </replace>
>
> > Lev.
> >
>
> Cheers,
> Magesh
>
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