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From Paulo Jorge Guedes <>
Subject RE: -propertyfile ant switch
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2006 10:34:45 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Bodewig []
> Sent: quinta-feira, 19 de Janeiro de 2006 5:10
> To:
> Subject: Re: -propertyfile ant switch
> On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Paulo Jorge Guedes <>
> wrote:
> > I use "inheritAll=false" so I have to use the -propertyfile switch
> > to have properties available to all projects.
> Not necessarily, you can aso explicitly list the properties you want
> to have available in all projects.  <propertyset> and <macrodef> may
> help, i.e. define your own version of the <ant> task.

Well I was looking at <propertyset> and it's not clear to me how it
works but I will investigate. 
Concerning the <ant> task I don't see what can I do with it, there is no
attribute or so similar to the propertyfile switch...

> > The problem is that I call ant from CruiseControl and I can't use
> > this switch.
> Why not?

This is a command line switch... all I can do is to hack the ant.bat/sh
file. Do you know any other way?


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