Use the <apply> task.
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Jeffrey E. (Jeff) Care
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IBM WebSphere Application Server Development
WAS Pyxis Lead Release Engineer
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"Guttula, Mohan" <MGuttula@tiaa-cref.org> wrote on 04/06/2006 09:37:01 AM:

> Hello All,
>
>  
>
> Requirement: Dynamically increase the number of arguments to EXEC task
> based on the number and name of the file in a directory.
>
>  
>
> For example a sample directory contains the following files with
> extension "*.rod" (Number of rod files in the "src" directory
> dynamically change):
>
> C:\src> dir /b *.rod
>
> Details.rod
>
> Info.rod
>
> Summary.rod
>
>  
>
> Right now, I'm hard coding the file names in arguments to EXEC task in
> the following way
>
> <target name="erdpro">
>
>             <condition property="erdpro.client.dir" value="C:\Program
> Files\Actuate8\eRDPro\bin" >
>
>               <os family="windows"/>
>
>             </condition>      
>
>  
>
>             <echo> Compiling ROD files. Please wait...</echo>
>
>             <exec dir="${erdpro.client.dir}"
> executable="${erdpro.client.dir}/erdpro" >
>
>                         <arg value="-b"/>
>
>                         <arg value=" Details.rod" />
>
>                         <arg value=" Info.rod" />
>
>                         <arg value=" Summary.rod" />
>
>             </exec>
>
> </target>
>
>  
>
> Above target is good when I hardcode the files to the "arg". I want to
> dynamically add "arg" values based on the number and name of the file. I
> want to know how I can achieve my requirement. (Should I use marcodef?
> If so how?)
>
>  
>
> Any help is highly appreciated.
>
>  
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mohan
>
>  
>
>
>
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