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From "Scot P. Floess" <sflo...@nc.rr.com>
Subject Re: <exec> task not accepting relative path
Date Sat, 31 Oct 2009 13:48:15 GMT

Why don't you use some of the built-in path functionality?

<path  id = "txtFiles">
     <fileset  dir = "Capitial"  includes = "*.txt"/>
</path>


On Sat, 31 Oct 2009, cvsusr wrote:

>
> Hi
>
> I need to find the folder named "capital" under the basedir and prepare
> filelist with extension *.txt under capital folder.
>
> For this I used <exec> task and gave like following, but its not accepting
> the relative path. This path varies according the base folder name we set in
> properties..  so what ever dir name given in properites file, it should
> search down for folder named "Capital" and store the list of files with
> extension *.txt.
>
> <exec dir="**/Capital/" executable="cmd">
> <arg line="/c dir *.txt /s /b>a.txt"/>
> </exec>
>
> but relative path is not getting resolved..
>
> Then i tried using properties like
>
> <property name="${build.path} location="${basedir}/**/Capital"/>
> and in exec task
> <exec dir="${build.path}" ...>
> but this path is also not getting resolved.
>
> Please help me to pass relative path to the <exec> task.
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
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