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From "Scot P. Floess" <flo...@mindspring.com>
Subject Re: ANT task to process properties-files into static class
Date Tue, 02 Jan 2007 19:04:50 GMT
If a property does not exist, why is a null pointer thrown?  I assume 
you mean java.util.Properties?  If so, that does not raise a null 
pointer exception.

Rapthor wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I think this problem is very interesting. I have a web application that
> needs various configuration. I'm using a properties file that is loaded into
> a Properties-class.
>
> The problem arrises when runtime exceptions are thrown
> (NullPointerException) by using:
>
> String value = props.getProperty("myProp");
>
> (In this case the entry "myProp" is not available.)
>
> The solution would be to process the properties file and put all keys and
> values into a class with public static attributes:
>
> class Props {
> public static String myProp = "123";
> .....
> }
>
> This processing should be done with ANT! It shall create a JAVA file before
> the general compilation task. This would be great and runtime exceptions
> concerning a lack of propertie-keys are extinguished forever.
>
> Is there any tool for ANT that helps?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>   

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