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From Robert Koberg <...@koberg.com>
Subject Re: xml entity include and protected URL?
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2005 12:36:40 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Rob Hills <rob@netpaver.com.au> wrote:
> 
> 
>>When I try this, I get errors which I believe are attributable
>>either to a failure to supply a client certificate, or failure to
>>login using a valid username and password.  I'm also having
>>difficulty getting any debugging happening at the JSSE level to get
>>a clearer view of what's going wrong.


Another thing you could do is run an SCP or FTP task to bring the remote 
file down locally and then go from there.

best,
-Rob


> 
> 
> When you use entity includes, you are completely outside of Ant's
> control.  One of the reasons we discourage their usage and recommend
> <import> - unfortunately <import> doesn't work on anything but local
> files ATM.
> 
> Entitiy includes get expanded by the XML parser before Ant "is really
> there" and so it depends on the XML parser how they get performed.
> 
> Most probably the parser will use java.net.URL and URLConnection to
> retrieve the URL and your only chances are to use what is available to
> your "plain JDK".  On some JDKs you can set the system properties
> http.proxyUser and http.proxyPassword (or https.*) to make the
> java.net package deal with proxy authentication, but that is
> known to fail on other JDKs or with certain proxies.
> 
> As for client certificates, I'd expect there is a way to tell the JDK
> java.net classes to use them, but I've never done it myself.
> 
> Stefan
> 
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