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From Tommy Nordgren <tommy.nordg...@chello.se>
Subject Re:[solved] Problem with exec task
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2006 21:18:08 GMT

On Jan 23, 2006, at 10:05 PM, Tommy Nordgren wrote:

> I have a problem with the exec task.
> I want to run an executable nested in one of my build directories.
> I've tried:
> <exec executable="${unittest.build.dir}/TestRequiredInput.pl" />
> This executes the command, but the work directory is still the base  
> directory of my build.
> I want it set to the directory containing the executable.
>
> When I tries:		
> <exec dir="${unittest.build.dir}" executable="${unittest.build.dir}/ 
> TestRequiredInput.pl" />
> exec will just return an error code of 255.
>
> When I try:
> <exec dir="${unittest.build.dir}" executable="TestRequiredInput.pl" />
> ant will throw an IOException ("File not Found")
>
> What do I need to do to successfully execute in a nested directory.
>
> The first option isn't viable, because I want generated files in  
> the same directory as the executable.

	adding the attribute resolveExecutable="yes" did solve my problem  
(On Mac OS X)
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Tommy Nordgren
tommy.nordgren@chello.se




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