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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject RE: XML property
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2003 13:44:25 GMT
I remember ... several months ago I read about a way to iterate over a xml
file using XPath ... 

yep: www.krysalis.org/cgi-bin/krywiki.pl?AntJXPath

I had nothing done with that, but maybe its useful for you.


Jan


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Morten S. Mortensen [mailto:morten.mortensen@tietoenator.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 12:47 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: RE: XML property
> 
> 
> 
> ...Just saw the referred answer from last week, because I 
> miss the ability to read lists too - would be very, very 
> usable, if lists could be picked from somewhere inside a 
> XML-config-something-file and converted *without* using XSLT.
> 
> Something to consider for a future version of "xmlproperty" - 
> or a custom task, which I do.
> 
> Regarding a custom task, I do consider implementing a 
> antcall/foreach-variant, which should corresponds to a 
> sequential, SAX-like traversal, since this could partly or 
> fully cope with more complex elements not just having a 
> simple body. It is a thought.
> 
> Regards,
> Morten Sabroe Mortensen
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de [mailto:Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de]
> Sent: 25. november 2003 09:01
> To: user@ant.apache.org
> Subject: RE: XML property
> 
> 
> That was asked (and answered) last week :-)
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=ant-user&m=106923753023384&w=2
> 
> 
> Jan 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Laurent P. [mailto:worklap@yahoo.fr]
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 8:54 AM
> > To: Ant Users List
> > Subject: XML property
> > 
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I 'm using Ant 1.5.3 under WSAD 5.1.
> > I would like to access properties list via <xmlproperty>.
> > 
> > My XML file :
> > <conf>
> >    <utility>
> >       <project>a</project>
> >       <project>b</project>
> >       <project>b</project>
> >    </utility>
> > </conf>
> > 
> > I would like to access all <project> properties (a, b, c) as a 
> > coma-separed list (or any list) to iterate on it with <foreach>.
> > 
> > <xmlproperty file="file.xml"/>
> > <echo message="${conf.utility.project}"/> ==> [echo] a
> > I have only the first child of <utility>.
> > 
> > I tried with :
> > <conf>
> >    <utility>
> >       <project name="aa">a</project>
> >       <project name="bb">b</project>
> >       <project name="cc">c</project>
> >    </utility>
> > </conf>
> > but I had the same result.
> > 
> > Any idea?
> > 
> > Thank's for advance.
> > Laurent
> > 
> > 
> > 
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