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From "broken connection" <brokenconnect...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to convert back slashes to forward slashes
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2007 18:04:25 GMT
perl ??  I don' t have perl installed....so how would the exec call that
perl function???

On 8/9/07, Chun Ji <CJi@pro-unlimited.com> wrote:
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> If this works for you, maybe you can add an "exec" in your ant xml file.
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> " perl -pi -e 's/\\/\\\\/g' <your prop files>"
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> -c
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: broken connection [mailto:brokenconnection@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2007 10:40 AM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: How to convert back slashes to forward slashes
> Importance: Low
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>
> Hi Friends,
> I take a directory path input from the end-user and store it in a
> property,for example if its windows,it stores it as:
>
> log4j.location=C:\tomcat\logs
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> And that messes up everything.Because \t is interpreted as tab. So, how
> can
> i change the backward slashes(windows convention) to forward slashes(unix
> convention) in the property before my build file is executed????
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> Or, how to escape them eg "\" to "\\"
>
> I would appreciate your help.
> Thanks
> Mick
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