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From tsm...@netscape.net (Thomas Lionel SMETS)
Subject RE: PATH issue
Date Fri, 10 Oct 2003 07:13:10 GMT
What bothers me is that the classpath definition as :
    <path id="build.path">
        <pathelement path="${wsad.boot.lib}" />
        <pathelement path="${wsad.ant.lib}" />
    </path>

works ...
but what I provide is not a path... but well a "location" ... ! ! !

\T,


tsmets@netscape.net (Thomas Lionel SMETS) wrote:

>I am trying to use ANT with WSAD 4.0 & WSAD 5.0 as exeplained by Barry Searle in a
document published on I.B.M.'s web site (see http://www7b.software.ibm.com/wsdd/library/techarticles/0203_searle/searle1.html).
I however have a very simple & annoying issue related to ant.
>
>I defined in a property file all my attributes which I load with a 
>    <property file="./script/build.properties" />
>The call is made outside any "target", I can see all the property in a special target
where I "echo" all my properties.... 
>
>I then define a "path" :
>    <path id="build.path">
>        <pathelement location="${wsad.boot.lib}" />
>        <pathelement location="${wsad.ant.lib}" />
>    </path>
>
>and I cannot display the content of the PATH in my "echo" target...
>
>    
>    <target name="echo"
>                description="Echoes the variables known by the script" >
>            
>        <property name="test.build.path" refid="build.path" />
>        <echo>
>            script.dir  = ${script.dir}
>            lib.dir     = ${lib.dir}
>            source.dir  = ${source.dir}
>            build.dir   = ${build.dir}
>            dist.dir    = ${dist.dir}
>            
>            wsad4.home  = ${wsad4.home}
>            wsad.plugins.dir  = ${wsad.plugins.dir}
>            wsad.ant.dir    = ${wsad.ant.dir}
>            wsad.boot.dir = ${wsad.boot.dir}
>            wsad.startup.lib = ${wsad.startup.lib}
>            
>            wsad.ant.lib.dir = ${wsad.ant.lib.dir}
>            wsad.ant.lib    = ${wsad.ant.lib}
>            wsad.boot.lib   = ${wsad.boot.lib}  
>            wsad.antoptionnal.lib = ${wsad.antoptionnal.lib}
>            
>            
>            wsad.xerces.dir = ${wsad.xerces.dir}
>            wsad.xerces.lib = ${wsad.xerces.lib}
>                    
>            PATH
>            ****
>            test.build.path = ${test.build.path}
>            <!--
>            
>            -->
>        </echo>
>    </target>
>
>As I wrote ALL the variables are well displayed but I cannot use the "build.path", neither
can display it after transfering it into a "normal" property.
>
>Can someone advise me ... ?
>Jan ?
>
>\T,
>
>
>
>
>
>
>-- 
> 
>Thomas SMETS 
>rue J. Wytsmanstraat 62
>1050 Brussels
>
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