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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Ant: pathelement relative?
Date Wed, 02 Feb 2005 20:50:07 GMT
what OS are you running on?

-Matt

--- Douglas Kramer <Douglas.Kramer@Sun.COM> wrote:

> Does pathelement take only a relative path?
> 
> This page:
> http://ant.apache.org/manual/using.html#projects
> says:
> 
>      <classpath>
>         <pathelement path="${classpath}"/>
>         <pathelement location="lib/helper.jar"/>
>      </classpath>
> 
>    The location attribute specifies a single file or
> directory relative
>    to the project's base directory (or an absolute
> filename),
> 
> I assume "absolute filename" means "abolute path". 
> (What else could
> it mean?)
> 
> But when I try an abolute path, it fails:
> 
>      <classpath>
>         <pathelement
> path="/Users/programs/jdk1.5.0/lib/tools.jar" />
>      </classpath>
> 
> With this error:
> 
>     dropping
>
/Users/dkramer/javadoc/mifdoclet/ws/dkramer-1.4b1-1.5b1/make/"/Users/programs/jdk1.5.0/lib/tools.jar"
> from 
> path as it doesn't exist
> 
> where basedir is
> 
>    
>
/Users/dkramer/javadoc/mifdoclet/ws/dkramer-1.4b1-1.5b1/make/
> 
> Must pathelement be relative?  What does "or
> absolute filename" mean?
> 
> -Doug
> 
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