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From Ray Tayek <rta...@mediaone.net>
Subject Re: test environment variable and if statement
Date Tue, 05 Feb 2002 01:59:26 GMT
At 08:44 PM 2/4/02 -0500, you wrote:
>How about using this instead...
>
>     <pathelement location="${helper.jar}"/>
>
>and define ${helper.jar} either from an always-loaded property file???

i'd much rather pick it up from an environment variable if possible.

>Fixed paths are BAD in build.xml - use properties and other such techniques
>and use indirection to make life much more pleasant and controllable!  :)  ...

ok

thanks



>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Ray Tayek" <rtayek@mediaone.net>
>To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
>Sent: Monday, February 04, 2002 8:36 PM
>Subject: test environment variable and if statement
>
>
> > hi, can could someone please give me an example of examining an
>environment
> > variable and the using an if?
> >
> > i am trying to put in different classpaths depending on whether i am on
> > windoze or linux.
> >
> > something like:
> >
> > if ${unix}=true
> >          then <pathelement location="foo/helper.jar"/>
> >          else <pathelement location="c:\lbar\helper.jar"/>
> > fi
> >
> > or maybe classpath has an attrubute if or unless that i could use? where
> > can i find a list of attributes?
> >
> > thanks
> >
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