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From "Dominique Devienne" <>
Subject Re: Execution of windows command in ant's build.xml
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2007 21:58:51 GMT
On 7/18/07, Alec Fernandez <> wrote:
> Excellent clarifications gentleman, many thanks.
> You got me curious so I dug up a working example of quoting that I use.
> Try as I may, I can't seem to escape from the msdos command line processor.  Bill's 
enduring gift to humanity.

At least for an interactive DOS session, the escape character is ^,
which I use for example to write at the DOS prompt: grep -r ClassName

>                   <!-- this doesn't seem to work on unix after all
>                   <arg value="@{cmd.line} &gt; ${logfile.fqp} 2&gt;&amp;1"/>

You'd need to use <arg line="">, not <arg value="">. --DD

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