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From "Anthony W. Marino" <anth...@AWMObjects.com>
Subject Re: "j-t-c/jk/native(2) build.xml": Global Server Property Initialization Issue
Date Tue, 28 May 2002 10:28:40 GMT
> Anthony W. Marino wrote:
>  > For example, the "apache13.home" property is set with too a
>  > generic/common directory location which should, 100% of the time,
>  > evaluate to true when checked with an "available" task (ie; target
>  > "detect").
>  >
>  > This global assignment will only occur, of course, when one has
>  > purposely commented-out (indicating apache13 not available) or
>  > inadvertantly omitted that particular property from a properties file.
>  >
>  >
>  > Several possible solutions:
>  >
>  > 1) Initialize the property with a more specific dir path (ie;
>  > /usr/local/apache13 (see "apache2.home" intialization).  Only issue here
>  > is if the user had several installs of apache13 including in the default
>  > path and intended to use another installation path.
>  >
>  > 2) Remove the global assignment and make it a prerequisite for the user
>  > to add this to a properties file which will always fail if not preset in
>  > a properties file.
>  >
>  >
>  > If you are going to setup global properties in "build.xml" maybe some
>  > conditional statements are in order, where applicable, to be more os
>  > specific/compliant.  Or mabe os specific properties files that could be
>  > generated/used automatically?
>
> The configure of native2 build the ../build.properties out of the
> ../build.properties.autoconf
>

Isn't that for configure/make process and not for ant?  Also, that still 
doesn't take care of "native" build process with ant.

Anthony


>  > Thanks,
>  > Anthony
>  >
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