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From "nicolas de loof" <nicolas.del...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [configuration] accessing emvironment variable (not java system)
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2007 20:21:26 GMT
I'll look at this and attach a patch to Jira.
thanks.

2007/9/20, Oliver Heger <oliver.heger@oliver-heger.de>:
> nicolas de loof wrote:
> > Could you please tell me what would be better :
> >
> > - copy/paste code from ANT to avoid a new dependency just for some methods
> > - use the ant code as a new (optional) dependency
> >
> > Nico.
>
> I would prefer not to add an additional dependency. If we talk about one
> or two classes, simply copying them seems to be alright. Or are there
> more classes involved?
>
> Oliver
>
> >
> > 2007/9/20, nicolas de loof <nicolas.deloof@gmail.com>:
> >> Your right, I was reading javadoc to fast
> >>
> >> 2007/9/19, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:
> >>> On 19/09/2007, nicolas de loof <nicolas.deloof@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> Looking at http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/Execute.java?view=markup
> >>>> procEnvironment()
> >>>>
> >>>> Netware, os/2, z/os, unixes and windows are supported. OpenVMS and
> >>>> MacOS <= 9 seems to be unsupported platforms. MacOS <=9 has no
> >>>> environment variable at all !
> >>> Huh?
> >>> OpenVMS does seem to be supported - by parsing the output of "Show logical".
> >>>
> >>>> This method also has been "un deprecated" on Java 5 and can be used
on
> >>>> such a runtime. We can invoke it if System.getProprty("java.version")
> >>>> returns > 1.5.
> >>>>
> >>>> Nico.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> 2007/9/19, nicolas de loof <nicolas.deloof@gmail.com>:
> >>>>> My idea was simply to copy/paste code from the ant Property class.
> >>>>> AFAIK this one has been largely tested and works on many (if not
all
> >>>>> ?) platforms.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Nico.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 2007/9/19, Oliver Heger <oliver.heger@oliver-heger.de>:
> >>>>>> nicolas de loof wrote:
> >>>>>>> Hello,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Did anyone allready ask for support in commons-configuration
to acces
> >>>>>>> environement variables, the same way it is available with
ant
> >>>>>>> <property> ?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I'll need it and can contribute for this.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Nico.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>> There is an enhancement ticket about this topic [1] with a longer
> >>>>>> discussion. There was also a thread on the mailing list at this
time.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> How would you implement access to OS environment variables in
a portable
> >>>>>> way?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Oliver
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> [1] http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CONFIGURATION-284
> >>>>>>
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