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From Jan Matèrne (jhm) <apa...@materne.de>
Subject AW: Is it possible to get "location semantics" with <condition/>
Date Thu, 12 Dec 2013 07:27:48 GMT
I would use several properties files and load the one needed for the current
environment.

<property file="${os.name}.properties"/>


Jan

> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Cyril Sagan [mailto:cyril.sagan@gmail.com]
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 12. Dezember 2013 00:08
> An: Ant Users List
> Betreff: Is it possible to get "location semantics" with <condition/>
> 
> I don't think it is possible, but I wanted to confirm here.
> 
> My goal is to be platform agnostic, and not get mixed separators in
> path names, in order to accomplish this I don't think I can use
> <condition/>.
> 
> While I prefer to use "pure ant", in this case I think the <if/> is
> better than lots of ${path.separtor}'s in strings.
> 
> Consider this example:
> 
> OUTPUT:   (note mixed separators)
> C:\temp>ant -version
> Apache Ant version 1.7.0 compiled on December 13 2006
> 
> C:\temp>ant
> Buildfile: build.xml
>      [echo] dir.works = C:\temp\false\demo\path
>      [echo] dir.fails = C:\temp/false/demo/path
> 
> BUILD SUCCESSFUL
> Total time: 0 seconds
> 
> From this build.xml:
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
> <project name="condition-property-semantics-test">
>     <taskdef resource="net/sf/antcontrib/antlib.xml"/>
> 
>     <if>
>         <istrue value="${some.property}" />
>         <then>
>             <property name="dir.works"
>                       location="${basedir}/true/option" />
>         </then>
>         <else>
>             <property name="dir.works"
>                       location="${basedir}/false/demo/path" />
>         </else>
>     </if>
> 
>     <!-- not equivalent to above on windows, ${dir}
>          will have both forward and backward slashes -->
>     <condition property="dir.fails"
>                value="${basedir}/true/option"
>                else="${basedir}/false/demo/path">
>         <istrue value="${some.property}" />
>     </condition>
> 
>     <echo>dir.works = ${dir.works}</echo>
>     <echo>dir.fails = ${dir.fails}</echo> </project>
> 
> Anyone have any other suggested solution?   Thanks.
> 
> --Cyril


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