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From ritchie <ganesh.devaraj...@baml.com>
Subject Re: echo a property
Date Sat, 30 Oct 2010 20:05:03 GMT


Dominique Devienne-2 wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 9:15 AM, ritchie <ganesh.devarajulu@baml.com>
> wrote:
>>  I created  a java class to read that property from the properties file
>> and
>> then passed it on to another java class which does the deployment. I am
>> not
>> sure whether this is  a limitation in ant.
> 
> You can call it a limitation of sort, sure.
> 
> But there's an easy work-around. Instead of having a single property file
> with
> 
> foo.eg=1
> bar.eg=2
> baz.eg=3
> 
> have 3 property files foo.properties, bar.properties, etc.. containing
> the un-suffixed eg (and co.) properties, and in the build file simply
> <property file="${env}.properties" />.
> 
> This is the "Ant way" (tm) of doing this that doesn't require jumping
> thry any hoops. --DD
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The idea is to minimize the number of properties files also, that is why we
have set the property for different environment in a single properties file.
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