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From "Yagna Boorada" <>
Subject RE: jvmarg along with fork="true causing problem in ant 1.6.5
Date Fri, 26 May 2006 03:56:30 GMT

Hi Antoine,

	Thanks for your reply.

	The argument is passed along with path. 

	But the result is same. In fact here fork="true" causing the

	The JDK version is 1.4.2_08.


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-----Original Message-----
From: Antoine Levy-Lambert [] 
Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2006 9:17 PM
To: Ant Users List
Subject: Re: jvmarg along with fork="true causing problem in ant 1.6.5


I am not sure why the java task expands the "*.xml", 
try \*.xml instead, may be it will work.

I was not aware that there is a shell interpreter between the java task
and the actual invocation of java. Java itself does not expand
wildcards, as they do not mean anything in general for Java.



> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Thu, 25 May 2006 17:55:35 +0530
> Von: Yagna Boorada <>
> An: <>
> Betreff: jvmarg along with fork="true causing problem in ant 1.6.5
> Hi,
>              I am passing few arguments to the java task. 
>              I would like to pass an endorsed folder as a jvmarg to
> task with fork="true".
>              As one of the arguments take with a pattern like "*.xml"
> fork is causing problem in the ant task. 
>  This is sending all the pattern matching files as individual
> to the executable.
>             It is a great help if some one can give me a solution for
> this.
>  Regards
> Yagna

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