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From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject Re: Compiling and building your own ant.jar
Date Wed, 19 Feb 2003 17:50:49 GMT

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Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 06:21
Subject: Re: Compiling and building your own ant.jar

> The error message : "The ' characters around the executable and arguments
> are not part of the command." is not very helpful.

oh they dont know how many bugreps we have got related to a single
argument value not being treated as a set of space separated values, and
vice-versa; the quotes are there to tell you exactly what each arg is,
including spaces, and the 'ignore the quotes' message is there to tell you
not to file a report on 'ant adds quotes to all my commands;

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