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From "Erskine, Chris" <chris.ersk...@eds.com>
Subject RE: passing parameters to ant
Date Tue, 11 Jan 2005 16:14:33 GMT
So, since you are on windows, change the parameters to be something like
-DDevBuild1=%1.  The $ is the Unix substitution while with MS, it is the %
sign.

Chris Erskine
 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Radha Sangal [mailto:Radha.Sangal@pega.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 9:01 AM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: RE: passing parameters to ant
> 
> Changed command line :
> cmd /c ant -buildfile
> D:\v04_E\Build_Scripts\CvsDiffReports\automated_cvsdiffs.xml manualDiff
> -DDevBuild1=$1  -DDevBuild2=$2 -l D:\test2.txt
> 
> <property name="DevBuild1" value="${DevBuild1}"/>
> <property name="DevBuild2" value="${DevBuild2}"/>
> <echo message="Starting CVS Difference Report (${DevBuild1} to
> ${DevBuild2})"/>
> 
> Output :
> manualDiff:
>      [echo] Starting CVS Difference Report ($1 to $2)
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeffrey E Care [mailto:carej@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 10:45 AM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: passing parameters to ant
> 
> 1) IIRC there _must not_ be a space betwixt "-D" and the property: i.e.
> your command line should look like this:
> 
>     cmd /c ant -buildfile
>     D:\v04_E\Build_Scripts\CvsDiffReports\automated_cvsdiffs.xml
> manualDiff
>     -DDevBuild1=$1 -DDevBuild2=$2 > D:\test2.txt
> 
> 2) You might consider using the "-l" option instead of redirecting the
> output.
> 
> 3) Your stanza <property name="DevBuild1"> value="$(DevBuild1)"/> is
> completely wrong & totally unnecessary if you pass in the parameters
> correctly.
> 
> --
> Jeffrey E. Care (carej@us.ibm.com)
> WebSphere Build SWAT Team Lead
> WebSphere Build Tooling Lead (Project Mantis)
> https://w3.opensource.ibm.com/projects/mantis
> 
> 
> "Radha Sangal" <Radha.Sangal@pega.com> wrote on 01/11/2005 10:30:50 AM:
> 
> > [snip]
> >
> > cmd /c ant -buildfile
> > D:\v04_E\Build_Scripts\CvsDiffReports\automated_cvsdiffs.xml
> manualDiff
> > -D DevBuild1=$1  -D DevBuild2=$2 > D:\test2.txt
> >
> >
> >
> > ($1 and $2 are passed from the client and are tested to have the right
> > value at run time)
> >
> >
> >
> > Ant script "automated_cvsdiffs.xml" receiving these parameters:
> >
> > <target name="manualDiff">
> >
> >                         <!-- TO use manual diff, set the build names
> >
> below. This targets DEV build only -->
> >
> >                         <property name="DevBuild1"
> > value="$(DevBuild1)"/>
> >
> >                         <property name="DevBuild2"
> > value="$(DevBuild2)"/>
> >
> >                         <echo message="Starting CVS Difference Report
> > (${DevBuild1} to ${DevBuild2})"/>
> >
> >
> >
> > Output as in test2.txt :
> >
> > manualDiff:
> >
> >      [echo] Starting CVS Difference Report ($(DevBuild1) to
> > $(DevBuild2))
> 
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