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From Diane Holt <>
Subject Re: directory name?
Date Wed, 21 Aug 2002 18:00:55 GMT
--- Ritesh Trivedi <> wrote:
> You can use ${basedir} property anywhere in the Ant build file which can
> be set to the current directory since its one of the attributes in the
> project element.

Actually ${basedir} doesn't necessarily represent the current working
directory, since the build file can be run from a directory other than
${basedir} (eg., via the -find flag), or 'basedir' may be set to some
directory other than where the build file actually lives.

Use ${user.dir} to get the current working directory. Use <basename> to
get the last element in the path.



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