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From Ninju Bohra <ninju_bo...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Help with choosing build property file
Date Fri, 07 Oct 2005 21:05:47 GMT
The reason that it did not work (possibly...) is
becuase you forget the
   <property environment="env"/>

call at the beginning.


--- Rakesh Patel <Rakesh.Patel@sharepeople.com> wrote:

> Hi James,
> 
> Both your links point to the same resource (the
> first hit in google).
> 
> However, this does not work for me(on Windows):
> 
> <!-- Capture the computer name in a cross-platform
> manner -->
> <property name="env.COMPUTERNAME"
> value="${env.HOSTNAME}"/>
> <property file="${env.COMPUTERNAME}.properties"/>
> <property file="build.properties" />
> <echo>${env.COMPUTERNAME}</echo>
> 
> [echo] ${env.HOSTNAME}
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Rakesh
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Abley [mailto:james.abley@volantis.com] 
> Sent: 07 October 2005 16:28
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: RE: Help with choosing build property file
> 
> 
> Google is your friend.
> 
>
http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=ant+computername+hostname
> 
> First link:
> 
>
http://www.ehatchersolutions.com/JavaDevWithAnt/ant.html
> 
> I would expect something like this to work on
> Windows and Solaris, but I use Linux rather than
> Solaris.
> 
> James
> 
> On Fri, 2005-10-07 at 16:23, Erskine, Chris wrote:
> > I do something like this.  Since each machine is
> set up differently, I 
> > have a properties file that I put into the root
> directory.  This 
> > allows me to then have machine dependent
> properties on each machine 
> > and my build script knows where to find the file
> for it.  In this 
> > file, you could put your hostname that is then
> used to get the 
> > hostname.properties file.
> > 
> > Chris Erskine
> >  
> > EDS Consulting Services
> > Colorado Springs, CO
> >  
> > Phone: 719-265-5962
> > Cell: 719-640-6488
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rakesh Patel
> [mailto:Rakesh.Patel@sharepeople.com]
> > Sent: Friday, October 07, 2005 9:16 AM
> > To: Ant Users List
> > Subject: RE: Help with choosing build property
> file
> > 
> > Hi Jan,
> > 
> > That looks promising. Is there a way to make it
> work on both windows 
> > and unix? I develop on windows and deploy to
> solaris.
> > 
> > Thanks
> > 
> > Rakesh
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de
> [mailto:Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de]
> > Sent: 07 October 2005 15:52
> > To: user@ant.apache.org
> > Subject: AW: Help with choosing build property
> file
> > 
> > 
> > <!-- set property 'computername' -->
> > <propery file="${computername}.properties"/>
> > <propery file="default.properties"/> 
> > 
> > Because properties are immutable the more specific
> values in the first 
> > file are prefered. If that file does not exist (eg
> ${computername} is 
> > not set) it does not matter.
> > 
> > You have to set the property 'computername'. On
> WinXP you can use a 
> > env variable: <property environment="env"/>
> <property 
> > name="computername" value="${env.COMPUTERNAME}"/>
> > 
> > 
> > Jan
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > >-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> > >Von: Rakesh Patel
> [mailto:Rakesh.Patel@sharepeople.com]
> > >Gesendet: Freitag, 7. Oktober 2005 16:40
> > >An: user@ant.apache.org
> > >Betreff: Help with choosing build property file
> > >
> > >Hi,
> > >
> > >I would like to enhance my current Ant setup and
> was looking for 
> > >advice.
> > >
> > >At the moment, Ant picks up the build.properties
> file in the root 
> > >directory and uses that:
> > >
> > ><property file="build.properties" />
> > >
> > >However, what I would like to do is this:
> > >
> > >1. Ant gets the machine name/IP address of the
> machine it is running 
> > >on. 2. Based on the answer to (1), a particular
> property file is
> > >chosen and used.
> > >3. If no machine name/ip address match a default
> property file is used.
> > >
> > >Is this doable? I saw a configuration like this
> once but it was done 
> > >in Perl.
> > >
> > >Thanks
> > >
> > >Rakesh
> > >
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