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From Anuerin Diaz <ramfre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Filterchain's LineContains on LoadProperties is blocking the reading of properties
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2018 04:33:18 GMT
Thanks Jaikiran. That is a very subtle behavior. I will try switching it
to LineContainsRegExp.  Is there another alternative of switching the
behavior to OR?

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 12:21 PM, Jaikiran Pai <jai.forums2013@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Anuerin,
>
> Ifthere are more than one"contains" elements of the "linecontains", then
> as noted in the documentation[1]"and" will be used toevaluate whether the
> line contains those strings. So in the exampleyou pasted, the properties
> file will be looked for lines containing ws.user AND ws.password AND
> wl.user AND wl.password, which obviously won't be satisfied for the
> sample.properties.
>
> [1] https://ant.apache.org/manual/Types/filterchain.html#linecontains
>
> -Jaikiran
>
> On 19/04/18 7:28 AM, Anuerin Diaz wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>>    I am trying to selectively load properties using the LoadProperties and
>> FilterChain+LineContains tasks. However based on my test if the
>> Filterchain
>> starts to contain any "<contains/>" element then it will start discarding
>> all contents of the property file being read. This was tested  using  ant
>> 1.10.1 adn 1.10.3 in a Java 1.8 VM hosted in a Windows 10 64-bit machine.
>>
>>    Below is my build xml and sample.properties file. The initialize target
>> has different variations that I tried to do to isolate the problem. What
>> could be the problem in this instance? Thanks.
>>
>> -- build.xml  ---
>>
>> <project name="MyProject" basedir=".">
>>    <target name="initialize">
>>      <echo>Starting load...</echo>
>>      <loadproperties srcFile="${basedir}/01_Propert
>> yFiles/sample.properties">
>>
>>        <filterchain>
>>          <linecontains>
>>            <contains value="ws.user" />
>>            <contains value="ws.password" />
>>            <contains value="wl.user" />
>>            <contains value="wl.password" />
>>          </linecontains>
>>        </filterchain>
>>
>>        <!--filterchain>
>>
>>        <filterreader classname="org.apache.tools.an
>> t.filters.LineContains">
>>          <param type="contains" value="user"/>
>>          <param type="contains" value="password"/>
>>        </filterreader>
>>
>>
>>        </filterchain-->
>>
>>
>>      </loadproperties>
>>      <echo>${ws.user} - ${ws.password}</echo>
>>      <echo>${wl.user} - ${wl.password}</echo>
>>
>>      <echo>${placebo.prop} should be printed as a literal. </echo>
>>
>>    </target>
>>
>> </project>
>>
>>
>> -- end of build.xml  ---
>>
>> ---- sample.properties ----
>> placebo.prop=dontprintme
>> ws.user=dilbert
>> ws.password=washere
>> wl.user=felix
>> wl.password=lantern
>>
>> ps.xser=dummy
>> ---- end of sample.properties ----
>>
>>
>>
>
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