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From Christian Cryder <christi...@granitepeaks.com>
Subject Re: Question about Basedir
Date Tue, 22 Jun 2004 14:25:09 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> On Mon, 21 Jun 2004, Christian Cryder <christianc@granitepeaks.com>
> wrote:
> 
> 
>>         <events sourceout="./foo99"
>>descriptor="${build.dir}/event-hierarchy.xml" />
> 
> 
> what does your setSourceout method take as an argument?  A
> java.io.File or a java.lang.String?

Ah...its taking a String, rather than a File. I'll bet that has 
something to do with it, doesn't it?

> Sounds as if you'd be resolving files yourself instead of letting Ant
> do it.
> 
> When you run <ant dir="..."/> this will not change the current working
> directory of the Java VM, so any "new File(string)" will be relative
> to your current working directory.
> 
> On the other hand the setXYZ methods taking a File argument get a
> special treatment by Ant.  All relative paths are resolved relative to
> the current project's basedir (ignoring the CWD).

k, sounds like you've identified my problem. I'll test it out and let 
you know if that works.

Thanks much!
Christian

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Christian Cryder
Internet Architect, ATMReports.com
Project Chair, BarracudaMVC - http://barracudamvc.org
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"Coffee? I could quit anytime, just not today"

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