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From Brett Porter <brett.por...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Accessing properties in Maven that are set in Ant subbuilds?
Date Sun, 09 Jan 2005 19:31:04 GMT
not that I am aware of. I'd suggest creating a temporary properties
file at the end of your ant build with the values you need, and
reading that back in maven afterwards.

- Brett


On Sun, 9 Jan 2005 12:59:52 -0000, John Taylor <jdt@roe.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone know if it's possible to access properties defined in calls to
> Ant from Maven?  Ant seems to see Maven's properties perfectly well, but not
> vice versa
> 
> For example
> in my maven.xml
> 
> <property name="mymaven.prop" value="hello"/>
> <goal name="foo">
>     <ant target = "bar" dir="." antfile="build.xml"/>
>      <echo message="Ant property ${myant.prop}"/>
> </goal>
> 
> and in the build.xml in the same directory:
> 
> <target name="bar">
>     <echo>Maven property: ${mymaven.prop}</echo>
>     <property name="myant.prop" value="world"/>
> </target>
> 
> Only $mymaven.prop gets echoed.
> 
> I suspect this might actually be an Ant feature (properties in a master
> build are visible to sub-builds but not vice versa), but you never know -
> there might be some clever and Mavenish way to get round it.
> 
> John
> 
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