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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Debuggin Apply/Exec tasks
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2003 07:16:53 GMT
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, Ben Pracht <> wrote:

> Is there a way to just get the unvarnished command, all on one line,
> at least for debugging purposes?

The problem is that there is no such command and providing an
approximation would lead to bug reports of Ant quoting arguments the
wrong way (and has in the past, that's why we are using the current

<exec> will not use a single command line, instead it will use a
method of java.lang.Runtime that passes the command line presplit into
an array of Strings - and Ant's debug output shows you the array.


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