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From "Scot P. Floess" <flo...@mindspring.com>
Subject Re: How to have Dynamic Propert in ant
Date Thu, 10 Jul 2008 13:30:58 GMT
True, however, unless the timestamp is recomputed it won't matter... 
Meaning the timestamp will be the same for each use of the property 
containing the initially computed timestamp.

On Thu, 10 Jul 2008, Andrew Clegg wrote:

> Or use variables from ant-contrib...
>
> Andrew.
>
> 2008/7/10 Scot P. Floess <floess@mindspring.com>:
>> Properties are immutable in Ant.  In your example, even if properties were
>> mutable, the timestamp would not be recomputed - you'd have to re-execute
>> the tstamp task.  The only way you can have this recomputation is by using a
>> second property as someone else has responded...
>>
>> On Wed, 9 Jul 2008, sukanya wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Here is the problem I am now facing:
>>>
>>> <project default='init'>
>>>
>>>   <target name='init'>
>>>           <tstamp>
>>>                   <format property='TSTAMP' pattern='MM/dd/yyyy HH:MM:SS
>>> z'/>
>>>           </tstamp>
>>>           <echo file='Time-Log.txtl' append='yes'> ${TSTAMP}</echo>
>>>           <buildnumber file='${builddeployv3.dir}/build.number'/>
>>>           <echo>ant.version:  '${ant.version}'</echo>
>>>           <echo>ant.home:  '${ant.home}'</echo>
>>>           <echo>java.version:  '${java.version}'</echo>
>>> <echo file='Time-Log.sql' append='yes'> ${TSTAMP}</echo>
>>>   </target>
>>> </project>
>>>
>>> Here the time values are added to a file.
>>> Where the file has the same time value twice. But i need to have different
>>> time values with a single <tstamp> element and property. How property
>>> values
>>> can be changed dynamically?
>>>
>>> Appreciate your suggestion to solve this problem.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Sukanya
>>>
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>>
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Scot P. Floess
27 Lake Royale
Louisburg, NC  27549

252-478-8087 (Home)
919-754-4592 (Work)

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