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From "chayim kirshen" <>
Subject Re: Task Wierdness
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2002 13:08:53 GMT
Hm.. I assumed (and quite naturally I thought) that the current working
directory would change.  But apparently that can't happen.  Perhaps I
can pass in a basedir property?  I'll check the table you've mentioned,
I'm assuming this is on the ant task correct?  And thanks!


On Wed, 2002-09-25 at 02:24, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> I'm not sure what you mean by "directory doesn't actually change".
> If you are talking about the current working directory of the JVM
> running Ant, you are absolutely correct, it doesn't change - and there
> wouldn't be an easy (portable) way to do so anyway.
> If you are talking about the called project's basedir, this depends on
> the combination of attributes on your <ant> task - see the table under
> the heading "Basedir of the new project" in the manual for <ant>.
> Stefan

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