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From "Boris Garbuzov" <>
Subject property file
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2002 23:16:01 GMT
I have some problem with ant-reading system properties on windows platform.
I would like to define a set of properties available to many ant scripts.
	1. If I try to run ant script with many -D parameters, it says, "The input
line is too long. The syntax of the command is incorrect." I do not think it
is due to Java, because I manage to run Java with the same parameters.
	2. When I generate the propety file with the command set > and then run ant with this file, it skips back slashes,
so I lose all directory paths.
	3. When I create the static property file, ant does not understand the
chain property reference, only the first one.
	I would like to hear the expert opinion on all the 3 items. And finally,
what is the  practical solution?

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