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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Convert property that is a path to a resource
Date Tue, 09 Jan 2007 16:39:07 GMT
Daffin, Miles (IT) wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a build with a number of properties that are paths to
> directories. I write these into a template script file using a filterset
> during a copy. The problem is that the properties have mixed windows and
> unix path separators, so when they are written into the scripts they are
> invalid. This does not matter when the properties are used in operations
> by ant (e.g. mkdir or copy) because ant/java normalises the property for
> the platform (i.e. changes all separators to '/' on unix or '\' on
> windows). Is there a way of making sure that the same thing happens when
> I use these properties to replace tokens in the filterset? Can I convert
> them somehow?

<pathconvert> does all this fixup

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