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From "Alexey N. Solofnenko" <A.Solofne...@mdl.com>
Subject Re: How to set environment via batch script
Date Wed, 30 Jun 2004 19:27:41 GMT
You can run a batch script that first calls env.bat and then does 
something else. You can also specify environment variables in <exec> by 
calling <env>.

- Alexey.

Barry Andrews wrote:

>Thanks Alexey!  But how can you execute the batch file within the <exec> task? 
You can't do a nested <exec> can you? 
>
>
>thanks,
>
>Barry
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: "Alexey N. Solofnenko" <A.Solofnenko@mdl.com>
>Sent: Jun 29, 2004 11:23 PM
>To: Ant Users List <user@ant.apache.org>
>Subject: Re: How to set environment via batch script
>
>When you start a new process only that process get new environment - it 
>is not propagated back into parent process. You need to execute env.bat 
>just before ANT or within <exec> task, if the task requires env.bat to run.
>
>- Alexey.
>
>Barry Andrews wrote:
>
>  
>
>>Hello,
>>    I want to be able to invoke a batch script on Windows 2000 that 
>>sets up some environment variables. I know that I can use nested <env> 
>>elements with <exec>, but I really need to be able to run this script.
>>
>><exec executable="cmd.exe">
>>    <arg line="/c env.bat"/>
>></exec>
>>
>>The script does run because I can see the output in the console, but 
>>the environment variables are not set when the JVM exits.
>>
>>Is there a way to do this?
>>
>>
>>many thanks,
>>
>>Barry
>>
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