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From Peter Reilly <peterrei...@apache.org>
Subject Re: getUserProperty and getProperty
Date Thu, 11 Nov 2004 19:09:48 GMT
lists@bitfaeule.net wrote:

>Peter,
>
>Thank you very much. This helps me a lot.
>
>Will properties I set with  project.setNewProperty() persist, for the
>liftime of the build? So I can set my property in one target and
>derefereence it in another?
>
>  
>
Yes,
It will work exactly the same as using the property task.
<property name="name" value="value"/>

Peter

>-jacques
>
>=========
>User properties are those specified on the command line. They are always
>inherited when across <ant/> boundaries.
>
>You should use project.setNewProperty() to set a normal property. - this
>maintains property imutablity.
>project.getProperty() is used to retrieve the value of a property (this
>may
>be a normal property or a user property).
>
>An example of setting properties is in
>src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/CheckSum.java
>
>Peter
>
>
>lists@bitfaeule.net wrote:
>
>Hi folks,
>
>What is the exact difference between the API-calls  getUserProperty and
>getProperty. And:
>What is the exact difference between the API-calls  setUserProperty and
>setProperty. When ist advised to use which?
>
>I'm a bit confused. I am writing my own tasks and I have started to use
>getUserProperty because it did what I wanted but I didn't know that
>[s|g]etProperty existed.
>
>Thanks for enlightenment.
>
>-jacques
>
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