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From "Borut Hadžialić" <borut.hadzia...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is & a somehow special character to Ant?
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2007 08:21:33 GMT
& is special for xml because xml references start with &

For your command you should use &amp; instead of &, or put the whole
line inside <![CDATA[    ]]>, in which case you continue using & .

On 8/24/07, Krzysztof Kucybała <kkucybala@echo.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm trying to use the exec task to issue a shell command, whose output
> to stderr and stdout I'd really like redirected to a file and the
> deleted, as it is not relevant and is corrupting my build report.
> So this is what I run on the command line:
>
> phpunit --log-xml somelog.xml MyCoolTest &>test.dump
>
> On the shell it works fine, but when put to ant exec task I get this error:
>
> The entity name must immediately follow the '&' in the entity reference.
>
> Can anyone please tell me how to get around this? I tried escaping the &
> with \, but that's not working either :o( Thanks in advance for any help.
>
> Best regards,
> Krzysztof
>
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