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From Jeffrey E Care <ca...@us.ibm.com>
Subject RE: Help with choosing build property file
Date Fri, 07 Oct 2005 15:20:11 GMT
<property env="..."/> should work on all platforms; just pick a common 
environment variable to use.

You may need to use a wrapper script around Ant to set this common 
variable.

-- 
Jeffrey E. Care (carej@us.ibm.com)
WebSphere v7 Release Engineer
WebSphere Build Tooling Lead (Project Mantis)


"Rakesh Patel" <Rakesh.Patel@sharepeople.com> wrote on 10/07/2005 11:16:22 
AM:

> 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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