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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Hints on syspropertyset
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2004 11:18:21 GMT
On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Alistair Forbes <>

>  I always get the error " The <propertyset> type doesn't support the
>  nested "sysproperty" element."

That's because the nested element's name is <propertyref>, not

You'll have to define the property outside of the set (and the task)

<property key="myapp.base" file="base"/>

and later use

<syspropertyset id="">
  <propertyref name="myapp.base"/>

> I have also tried setting the syspropertyset outside the java block,
> but this gives "Could not create task or type of type:
> syspropertyset."

Outside of the java (or junit) task it is known as propertyset, not


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