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From David Forslund <...@lanl.gov>
Subject RE: Classpath issues
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2000 02:32:30 GMT
This sounds great, but I can't see in the documentation as to how to 
utilize the Environment class.

Thanks,

Dave
At 11:59 AM 7/25/00 +1000, you wrote:
>I made a little change regarding this but I haven't committed it yet. I
>simply added a setPath method to the Environment.Variable class so that you
>could pass a patform specific path (classpath) from a platform-independent
>build file.
>
>--
>Conor MacNeill
>conor@cortexebusiness.com.au
>Cortex eBusiness
>http://www.cortexebusiness.com.au
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Forslund [mailto:dwf@lanl.gov]
> > Sent: Tuesday, 25 July 2000 6:57
> > To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: Classpath issues
> >
> >
> > I want to use a classpath from ant and send it on as a argument of a
> > separate program that is being executed.
> > It could be set as an environment variable for that task (under
> > exec), but
> > I don't see how to set an environment variable for an exec task.  The
> > problem is that I can build up a classpath, but it will have "\"
> > and "/" in
> > it.  When the
> > task is executed by ant, all the "\" are removed (I guess they are simply
> > taken as passing the next literal through).  As a result the classpath
> > argument is completely incorrect and my application fails.   How
> > can I get
> > Ant to pass
> > through the classpath literally (or better, make sure that it has proper
> > classpath syntax).  The <classpath /> item doesn't work in this case
> > because it isn't an explicit argument of the exec task.
> >
> > Any suggestions as to how to do this correctly, would be greatly
> > appreciated.
> >
> > David W. Forslund                               dwf@lanl.gov
> > Advanced Computing Laboratory           http://www.acl.lanl.gov/~dwf
> > Los Alamos National Laboratory          Los Alamos, NM 87545
> > 505-665-1907                                    FAX: 505-665-4939
> >
> >


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