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From Dominique Devienne <DDevie...@lgc.com>
Subject RE: Help, difficulty with path names in NT2000.
Date Thu, 24 Apr 2003 19:09:11 GMT
The 'dir' is the directory the command is run in, not the directory is
command is to be found... --DD

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sam Talebbeik [mailto:sam777t@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2003 2:07 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: RE: Help, difficulty with path names in NT2000.
> 
> I am attempting to define the path in the property file and then use the
> path in the build.xml file. I have to try what all of you have suggested
> and see if I have any luck.
> 
> Meanwhile I also tried another way. I put the path of the executable in
> the
> exec
> built in task. This is what it looks:
> <target name="checkout" description="checkout">
>     <exec dir="D:\check_app\exe" executable="checkout.exe"
>           failonerror="yes">
>     </exec>
>   </target>
> 
> I get the error=2 which means it could not find the command to execute it.
> I know for sure that my executable is there.
> 
> If I put the executable in the same directory as build.xml then it works.
> Doesn't the "dir" clause of the built in task "exec" point to the path
> where the executable should be found ? Maybe I need to add the location of
> the executable to the user's path on NT2000. Does anyone know how to do
> that ?
> 
>    Thanks.
> 
> --- Dominique Devienne <DDevienne@lgc.com> wrote:
> > I trust everything you say about XML ;-)
> >
> > But Sam's apparently declaring the path in a properties file... --DD
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: J.Pietschmann [mailto:j3322ptm@yahoo.de]
> > > Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2003 1:41 PM
> > > To: Ant Users List
> > > Subject: Re: Help, difficulty with path names in NT2000.
> > >
> > > Sam Talebbeik wrote:
> > > > exec.dir="D:\\Program Files\\Personal Programs\\User5\\234\\Execs"
> > >
> > > XML is not C. You must not use backslashs for escaping characters.
> > > Simply use
> > >   exec.dir="D:\Program Files\Personal Programs\User5\234\Execs"
> > >
> > > You must not escape spaces with a backslash, nor use URL escaping
> > > (space -> %20), nor use inner quotes.
> > >
> > > J.Pietschmann
> >
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