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From Ray Tayek <rta...@comcast.net>
Subject RE: can't get crlf in manifest file using echo
Date Fri, 05 Sep 2003 19:59:02 GMT
At 04:36 PM 9/4/03 -0700, you wrote:
>Why don't u use the ant manifest task instead or trying to echo stuff to
>the manifest files. Like this.
>
>         <manifest file="${manifest.file}">
>         <attribute name="Built-By" value="${user.name}"/>
>         <attribute name="Version-Number" value="v${build.time}"/>
>         </manifest>
>
>Matt

i'll try that one next time.

thanks

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ray Tayek [mailto:rtayek@comcast.net]
>Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 9:03 PM
>To: Ant Users List
>Subject: Re: can't get crlf in manifest file using echo
>
>At 11:52 AM 9/4/03 +1000, you wrote:
> >On Thu, 4 Sep 2003 10:52 am, Ray Tayek wrote:
> > > hi, trying to build a manifest file using echo just putting the
>lines in
> > > between<echo> and </echo> does not work (using ant 1.5). append
does
>not
> > > seem to dtrt either. neither does the hack below:
> > >
> > >      <target name="manifest" unless="myApp.mf" depends="init">
> > >          <echo file="myApp.mf" message="Manifest-Version: 1.0\r\n"/>
> > >          <echo file="myApp.mf" append="true" message="Main-Class:
> > > Main\r\n"/> </target>
> > >
> > > anybody got a clue?
> > >
> >
> >Sure - you are using XML so you can't use Java escapes for \r\n - you
>need to
> >use an XML entity such as &#10; for \n
>
>this works like a charm :)
>
>
> >OTOH, you could use the <manifest> task.
>
>also thanks for turning me on to the manifest task....

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