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From "Sayed, Irfan (Irfan)" <>
Subject RE: windows command
Date Tue, 31 Jul 2007 07:36:37 GMT
what is the meaning of    <arg line=" /S /Z /Y /I" />

-----Original Message-----
From: [] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 1:04 PM
Subject: AW: windows command

Why dont you use <copy> ?


>-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: Sharma, Jaikumar []
>Gesendet: Dienstag, 31. Juli 2007 09:25
>An: Ant Users List
>Betreff: RE: windows command
>You can use the windows system command in the following way.
>    <target name="execute.sys.command">
>  	   <exec dir="${basedir}" executable="xcopy.exe">
>      	   <arg line="c:\temp" />
>	         <arg line="d:\temp" />
>      	   <arg line=" /S /Z /Y /I" />
>	    </exec> 
>    </target>
> example note :
>   In the above target I have used xcopy.exe Windows program to copy 
>file from c:\temp to d:\temp. You can pass arguments to command using 
><arg line>
>   You can adapt this (command arguments etc.) as per your needs.
>Hope this helps.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sayed, Irfan (Irfan) []
>Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 12:32 PM
>Subject: windows command
>Hi All,
>I need to execute windows system command in Ant's build.xml. I got one 
>sample in manual but need to know what is the exact meaning of every 
>line with every attribute.
><exec dir="${src}" executable="cmd.exe" os="Windows 2000"
>  <arg line="/c dir"/>
>  </exec>
>Can somebody please help
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