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From "David Alves" <dal...@brnphoenix.com>
Subject Directory question
Date Fri, 18 May 2007 00:57:31 GMT
I'd like to include a lib directory in my classpath. The problem is I
don't know where the lib directory will be. It will either be ../../lib
or ../lib, relative to my current path. Is there a way to set a property
to whichever of those two exists?

 

For example:

 

/lib

/foo/build.xml

property would be set to ../lib

 

 

 

/lib

/foo/bar/build.xml

 

property would be set to ../../lib

 

 

Here's my attempt, but it doesn't work because properties set inside
subant tasks aren't set when subant exits.

 

      <target name="findcommon">

            <echo>Finding common directory...</echo>

            <available file="../../lib" type="dir" property="two_up" />

            <antcall target="two" />

            <antcall target="one" />

            <echo>Path to lib set to: ${path_to_lib}</echo>

      </target>

      

      <target name="two" if="two_up">

            <echo>Two folders up...</echo>

            <property name="path_to_lib" location="../../lib"/>

      </target>

      

      <target name="one" unless="two_up">

            <echo>One folder up...</echo>

            <property name=" path_to_lib" location="../lib"/>

      </target-->

 

 

Thanks in advance for your help!

 

Regards,

David Alves

 


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