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From Robert Nicholson <rob...@elastica.com>
Subject Re: How do to conditional javac executable fork?
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2006 04:15:25 GMT

On Apr 27, 2006, at 10:58 PM, Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> On Thu, 27 Apr 2006, Robert Nicholson <robert@elastica.com> wrote:
>
>> If I write a javac task in Ant 1.5 that uses executable and I use a
>> property to detemine the path of the executable. What will javac do
>> if there's no property set?
>
> If you mean you have something like executable="${prop}" then Ant will
> try to execute an executable named ${prop} if the property named
> "prop" isn't set.  Setting it to an empty string wouldn't help either.
>

Basically I want the default compiler to be the one that's executing  
Ant but the ability
to override that thru a properties file. It sounds like I actually  
have to have javac's conditional
on prop so I need multiple javac tasks.

>> Will it use the jvm that's running ant to do the compile?
>
> Only if there is no executable attribute at all.
>
> Stefan
>
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