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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: recursive expansion of property names
Date Wed, 23 Jun 2004 22:09:43 GMT
See
http://ant.apache.org/faq.html#propertyvalue-as-name-for-property

-Matt

--- Jeffrey Bacon <jbacon@magmic.com> wrote:
> sorry, I should be more specific:
> 
> I have a properties file:
> 
> projects = com.magmic
> com.magmic.name = APIs
> 
> and I load that in Ant.
> 
> I want to access com.magmic.name by using the
> projects property:
> 
> <echo>${${projects}.name}</echo>
> 
> I want that to print "APIs".  Is there some way to
> effect that?
> 
> --
> Jeffrey Bacon
> jbacon@magmic.com
> Creative Developer
> http://www.magmic.com
> 
> 
> Jeffrey Bacon wrote:
> > Can I effect the below behavior somehow to get it
> to print 'hello'?
> > 
> > <property name="prop1" value="prop2" />
> > <property name="prop2" value="hello" />
> > <echo>${{prop1}}</echo>
> 
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