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From Peter Ent <>
Subject Re: Mustella with Spaces
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:06:24 GMT
Thanks, Justin. This certainly clarifies the issue. I'll put it on my
to-do list and get on it.


On 8/16/12 10:20 AM, "Justin Mclean" <> wrote:

>> I'd like to help resolve the issue you are having with spaces in paths.
>Thanks much appreciated.
>> Which OS are you using and can you identify a path that's causing the
>> problem (e.g., your home directory, the Flex SDK directory). If you are
>> using Windows, which Unix shell are you using?
>I'm using OSX but the issue is many fold and not OSX specific.
>First off minor issue with the build file - easily enough fixed.
>-            <sysproperty key="mxmlc.args" value="${mxmlc.args}
>-source-path=${mustella.dir}/Assets "/>
>+            <sysproperty key="mxmlc.args" value="${mxmlc.args}" />
>+        	<sysproperty key="source-path" value="${mustella.dir}/Assets"/>
>Next issue I think is with how "-source-path" is added to arguments in
>, it's missing quotes this needs to be changed in
>a dozen or so places. Might be other ways of solving this.
>eg line 960 in change
>args+=" -source-path=" + pieces[i];
>args+=" -source-path=\"" + pieces[i] + "\"";
>Possibly similar changes need to be made in and
>Next after the argument string is build up it's split on spaces via this
>(line 1007 in
>    defaultArgs=StringUtils.StringToArray(args);
>Not so easy to fix. I've played about changing it to something like this:
>    Matcher match =
>    ArrayList argList = new ArrayList();
>    while (match.find()) {
>        if ( == null) {
>        	argList.add(;
>        } else {
>        	argList.add(;
>        }
>    }
>Not quite right/working yet, but  you get the idea.
>But the real issue with line 1007 is as far as I can see there's no need
>to build up a string only to convert it to an array when you could build
>the array in the first place. That may be the way to fix the issue rather
>than playing about with regular expressions.

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