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From "Donal Quinlan" <do...@savvion.com>
Subject Re: propertyfile and time format
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2003 19:52:46 GMT
For now I will tolerate the \. Dealing with echos or parsing will make
something that is small and simple more complex.

Thanks

Donal

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dominique Devienne" <DDevienne@lgc.com>
To: "'Ant Users List'" <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 11:37 AM
Subject: RE: propertyfile and time format


> Maybe <echoproperties> won't do the escaping!?!?!? Or write the file
> manually using <echo>, if you have a finite and known set of properties
that
> is. --DD
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donal Quinlan [mailto:donal@savvion.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 1:31 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: propertyfile and time format
>
> Thought it was something like that. Thanks Dominique. I should expect this
> when <propertyfile> is used to generate something that won't be used as a
> property file.
>
> I can always parse it if it too many people are unhappy with the \. or
maybe
> even rely on the commented timestamp.
>
> Thanks
>
> Donal
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dominique Devienne" <DDevienne@lgc.com>
> To: "'Ant Users List'" <user@ant.apache.org>
> Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 11:07 AM
> Subject: RE: propertyfile and time format
>
>
> > It's the Properties format, as defined in the JDK javadoc. Removing the
\
> > makes that properties file invalid... Has nothing to do with Ant. --DD
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Donal Quinlan [mailto:donal@savvion.com]
> > Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 1:05 PM
> > To: Ant Users
> > Subject: propertyfile and time format
> >
> > Does anyone know how to make
> >
> > #Build Information
> > #Fri Mar 21 11:01:10 PST 2003
> > build.time=11\:01
> >
> > appear as
> >
> > #Build Information
> > #Fri Mar 21 11:01:10 PST 2003
> > build.time=11:01
> >
> > that is without escaping the :
> >
> > This is how I am generating the time at the moment
> > <entry key="build.time" type="date" value="now" pattern="HH:mm"/>
> >
> > The ant documentation gives me the impression that this \ is a feature.
> > Unfortunately it is a feature I don't want in this case.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Donal
> >
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