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From "Peter Reilly" <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: <ant> task, inheritAll=false and ant.version property
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2008 13:16:31 GMT
This is a bug in ant 1.7.0, it has been fixed
and will be in the soon to be released 1.7.1.
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=42263
Peter

On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 9:53 AM, Keith Hatton <khatton@axiomsystems.com> wrote:
> It seems that something has changed between Ant 1.6.2 and 1.7.0 in the
>  way the ant.version property is handled when another build file is
>  invoked using the <ant> task.
>
>  Given the following files:
>  main-build.xml:
>  <project name="test-case-main-build" default="main-build">
>     <target name="main-build">
>         <echo>Ant version is ${ant.version}</echo>
>         <ant antfile="sub-build.xml" inheritAll="false"/>
>     </target>
>  </project>
>
>  sub-build.xml:
>  <project name="test-case-sub-build" default="sub-build">
>     <target name="sub-build">
>         <echo>Ant version is ${ant.version}</echo>
>     </target>
>  </project>
>
>  I get the following results:
>  Ant 1.6.2:
>  C:\...>ant -f main-build.xml
>  Buildfile: main-build.xml
>
>  main-build:
>      [echo] Ant version is Apache Ant version 1.6.2 compiled on July 16
>  2004
>
>  sub-build:
>      [echo] Ant version is Apache Ant version 1.6.2 compiled on July 16
>  2004
>
>  But with Ant 1.7.0:
>  C:\...>ant -f main-build.xml
>  Buildfile: main-build.xml
>
>  main-build:
>      [echo] Ant version is Apache Ant version 1.7.0 compiled on December
>  13 2006
>
>
>  sub-build:
>      [echo] Ant version is ${ant.version}
>
>
>  Is this an Ant bug? It seems reasonable that ant.version should not be
>  inherited, but I would have expected the new Ant "environment" to detect
>  its own version and set the property (and maybe other ant.* properties
>  too), and clearly it did that before.
>
>  Thanks,
>  Keith
>
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