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From Michael Niemand <michael.niem...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Malformed \uxxxx encoding in propertyfile task - \u in propertyfile
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:19:16 GMT
Thanks Peter. I did it with a replaceregex task now.


On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 2:55 AM, Peter West <lists@pbw.id.au> wrote:

> Hello Michael,
>
> As far as I know, you can't edit arbitrary files with the propertyfile
> task. The files have to be valid Java property files. For the restrictions
> on property files, see java.util.Properties load(Reader reader) at
> http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/
>
> Peter West
>
> "And all ate and were satisfied."
>
> On 11/06/2013, at 11:30 PM, Michael Niemand <michael.niemand@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Dear Ant-users,
> >
> > I get the error below with an Ant skript I wrote.
> >
> > I already did some googling and found out, that the problem lies with
> > strings containing \u, which happens under Windows because of the
> directory
> > separator. I changed all those to / but the error remains.
> >
> > There are definitely no remaining \u strings in my script.
> >
> > java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Malformed \uxxxx encoding.
> >
> > The error occurs when executing the propertyfile task, so I examined the
> > file I want to change. This on the other hand contains multiple \u
> strings.
> > The file has no relation to ant though, it's a borland project file (xml)
> > which contains one line like [someParameter]=[someValue].
> >
> > I just want to increase [someValue] by 1.
> >
> > So my question is:
> >
> > Can the property file I want to change cause the error mentioned
> >
> > and if the answer is "yes",
> >
> > What can I do, *other than* doing it with a regex task (like finding the
> > line, propertyregex-ing the value, math+1 the value and regex-replacing
> the
> > value)
> >
> > Unfortunately I have no influence on the property file, other than the
> > mentioned value.
> >
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > Michael
>
>
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