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From arijit <ghosh.ari...@wipro.com>
Subject RE: creating files
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2007 11:27:04 GMT

even if I load the property file, I can't see how I can read the key value
pair from the property which is loaded and use it to replace the token with
the read value...  any sample code ?

arijit wrote:
> 
> thanks for that warning about <echo>.. didn't think about that... i might
> have a Template BATCH file available to me and only use <replace> to
> replace the token...    This wil of course, mean that I will have to
> manually make modifications to the template..
> 
> 
> Rebhan, Gilbert wrote:
>> 
>>  
>> Hi,
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: arijit [mailto:ghosh.arijit@wipro.com] 
>> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007 12:01 PM
>> To: user@ant.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: creating files
>> 
>> /*
>> great.. I can now create batch files using <echo file.... > and also use
>> <echo message.... file.... > to add contents to the file.
>> */
>> 
>> also <echo>foobar</foobar> possible, message attribut not needed.
>> 
>> But beware with echo, every blank and line feed gets written as you
>> write
>> it in <echo>, means if you don't want blanks on the left side, you
>> should write
>> starting at position 0
>> 
>> /*
>> is it possible to read data from some property file and then use it to
>> generate the batch file ? In other words, batch file generated will have
>> some information which is read from the property file and added to the
>> batch
>> file at runtime.
>> */
>> 
>> you may load a whole file as property or load a file that has
>> propertyformat
>> (key=value) ,see manual <property>, <loadfile>, <loadproperties>
>> 
>> 
>> For more complicated file processing (with regular expressions ...)
>> you should use <script> and a  language running in BSF JRuby, Groovy
>> or Javascript recommended.
>> 
>> Regards, Gilbert
>> 
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> 
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