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From teknokrat <teknok...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: how do i use propertyfile on windows?
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2007 10:09:40 GMT
Antoine Levy-Lambert wrote:
> Hello teknokrat,
> 
> the fact that c:/ is written as c\:/ in a property file belongs to the spec of properties
in Java. The : character is always escaped in property files.
> 
> Do you use the property file that you generate using <propertyfile/> also with
a Java program, or is it consumed by something else, such as a shell script ?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Antoine
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 14:08:18 -0800
> Von: "Anderson, Rob (Global Trade)" <Rob.Anderson@nike.com>
> An: "Ant Users List" <user@ant.apache.org>
> CC: 
> Betreff: RE: how do i use propertyfile on windows?
> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: news [mailto:news@sea.gmane.org] On Behalf Of teknokrat
>>> Sent: Monday, February 12, 2007 12:05 PM
>>> To: user@ant.apache.org
>>> Subject: how do i use propertyfile on windows?
>>>
>>> When ever I use the propertyfile task to add a filepath on 
>>> windows it escapes the colon in front of the drive e.g. c:/ 
>>> turns to c\:/ which completely messes up the path. How do I 
>>> make it stop escaping characters?
>>>
>>> thanks
>>>
>> I would suggest using a properties file in the same directory as the
>> build.xml that contains the path to the other properties file. Some this
>> like this...
>>
>> buld.properties
>> ================
>> some.other.properties=C:\Path\To\Other.properties
>>
>> build.xml
>> ================
>> ...
>> <property file="build.properties"/>
>> <property file="${some.other.properties}"/>
>> ...
>>
>> -Rob Anderson
>>
>>
  It is consumed by another program


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