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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: Passing value of property to site.xml???
Date Tue, 17 Aug 2004 22:38:09 GMT
Angeshwar Deepak wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Is there any way to pass a value of property
> to a site.xml file.
> 
> Something like
> 
> <site label="ForrestArticle" href=""
> xmlns="http://apache.org/forrest/linkmap/1.0" tab="">
> <about label="Juna">
> <level2 label="${component}">
> 	<logmessages label="Logmessages"
> href="messages/logmessages.html"
> ....
> ....
> 
> Instead of
> 
> <site label="ForrestArticle" href=""
> xmlns="http://apache.org/forrest/linkmap/1.0" tab="">
> <about label="Juna">
> <level2 label="logging">
> 	<logmessages label="Logmessages"
> href="messages/logmessages.html"
> ....
> ....
> 
> The value of property component is in my build file
> and I want
> to pass that value to the site instead of explicitly
> specifying it.
> In short I want my site.xml to behave like a build
> file.
> Is it possible to do such an approch?
> 
> bye,
> with regards,
> Deepak.
> 
> 

You can have a preprocessing step that copies the file using ant's copy 
task and replacing tokens (eg @FOOBAR@) or use an XSLT stylesheet to 
transform the file.

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